Leslie Odel Price

Odel Price
Odel Price

Leslie Odel Price, 94, of Amarillo, TX died August 25, 2020.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 28, 2020, at the Vega United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Vega, Texas. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Odel was born on February 21, 1926, in Vega, TX to Alonzo and Mamie Price. He achieved his Bachelors’s degree from West Texas State. He was dedicated to his career as an accountant. Odel served his country in the United States Navy until retiring from the reserve on February 21, 1986.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Verda Mae.

Survivors include his daughters, Delores Price of Amarillo, TX, Dana Lojewski and husband Steve of Lubbock, TX, Denita Reyna and husband Michael of Bushland, TX, Deann Price of Amarillo, TX; son, Doyle Price and wife Becky of Eagle Nest, NM; sisters, Janelle Dillehay of Canyon, TX, Laverna Higgins of San Antonio, TX; brother, James Price of Arlington, TX; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations are made to the Milburn-Price Culture Museum:

Box 377 / 1005 Coke Street, Vega, Texas 79092


6 Replies to “Leslie Odel Price”

  1. I have not seen Odel in awhile since I moved away from Amarillo but my memories of him and my grandfather, Jim Burns were some of the sweetest.

    God Bless you and your family,
    Donna Gamblin Melotakis

  2. We are so sorry to hear about Odel’s passing. Sending our love and prayers to Janelle and all the rest of the family.

    Carla and Rip

  3. Highest parting regards to a man who had known me throughout my entire life, and deepest condolences to his family.

  4. My dear sweet friend. What a blessing he was to me everyday. I’m gonna miss his little sly grin, and rubbing his head for luck before Bingo! He definitely touched my heart and I will always remember him. ❤️ And Prayers for the family.
    Jerrie Tripp

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