Grover "Bob" Levon Odekirk, 72 passed away September 4, 2001 in West Valley City, Utah. Bob was born February 6, 1929 in Duchesne, Utah the son of Ernest Edgar and Glatis Alma Fitzwater Odekirk. Bob married his sweetheart Donna Merkley on October 11, 1948 in Elko, Nevada.
Bob enjoyed participating as a member of the Duchesne Eagles, 1947 State championship basketball team. He enjoyed Rock collecting, hunting and fishing. Bob was a retired Truck driver.
Survived by his wife Donna; children Kathie (Rod) Harrison; Russell (Mindi); Gordon; Mark (LeAnne); Susie (Ron) Hardcastle; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother Stanley Odekirk; sisters Ernita Robbins; Cuba Andrews; Kathryn Laramie; Mary Kerr. Preceded in death by his parents and his brother Bill.
Funeral Services will be held Friday Sept. 7, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Memorial Estates Mortuary 5850 So. 900 E. (Murray). Friends may call 1 1/2 hours prior to the services Friday. Interment will be at Redwood Memorial Estates 6500 S. Redwood Rd following the services.