Richard E. Oddon

11/19/2013 3:10 PM |

Richard E. Oddon of Mattituck died at his home Nov. 14, 2013. He was 84 years old.

He was born May 7, 1929, in Northport to John Natale and Beryl (Hertzler) Oddon.

On Aug. 28, 1949, he married Eileen Daw in Northport and together they made their home in Mattituck for the past 46 years. He had been a drywall contractor and the owner/operator of Richard Oddon Drywall for 50 years.

Richard was a Jehovah’s Witness and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Surviving are his wife, Eileen; four children, Vicky Canuso of Quogue, Daniel Oddon of Lexington, N.C., Judith Klipp of Wading River and David Oddon of Mattituck; a sister, Beryl Prianti of Wellington, Fla.; seven grandchildren: Douglas Oddon, Jillian Oddon, Aaron Oddon, Derrick Oddon, Anthony “Tony” Oddon, Raymond Klipp and Joshua Klipp; and five and a half great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Richard Oddon, and siblings John, Ronald, Donald and Pauline Ester.

Graveside services were held Nov.18 at Calverton National Cemetery, with Leo Russell officiating. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

This is a paid notice.