If you have any information about a deceased classmate from the class of 1961, please send it Here.

A special thanks to Bobbie (Collier) Badger, class of 1971, for her tireless help in trying to find the most accurate
information possible about our deceased classmates. Her assistance has greatly improved the value of this site.

Name

DOB

DOD

Confirmation - Cause of death

  Jay Blackshear

05/15/42

04/1981

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Nicky Laylon Boase

03/19/43

12/20/2008

 SSDI - Heart failure
  Tommy Burris

06/27/43

12/17/2010

 Confirmed - Cancer
  Gerald Lawrence "Larry" Byford

02/26/43

01/31/1999

 Confirmed - Heart Disease
  Ramona Carole "Mona" (Cass) Bomar

10/02/42

10/25/2012

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Herman Clark

11/25/42

01/20/1975

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Edd Raymond Cole

10/18/41

10/28/2010

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Robert Mack "Bobby" Cope

05/04/43

08/31/1980

 Confirmed - Leukemia
  Oma Ellen (Curd) Lippard

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Perry Max Davis

02/06/43

02/01/2000

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Don 'Jeep' Dolan

10/18/1942

10/28/2013

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Marsha Lynn (Dumas) Brewer

06/12/43

12/26/1997

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Patti Diane (Feeler) Stamper

02/10/43

03/19/2002

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Betty (Gardner) Reichart

04/13/43

02/27/2010

 Confirmed - Cancer
  Charles James "Charlie" George, Jr.

10/23/42

03/27/1986

 Confirmed - Cancer
  Harold D. Hansen

08/25/42

05/1976

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Danny Jay "Dan" Harrell

10/29/42

07/19/2009

 Abilene Reporter News - Unknown
  Tony Harries

03/26/43

12/12/2012

 Confirmed Guadalajara Reporter - Cancer
  Rebecca "Becky" (Hays) Tatum

08/19/43

11/09/1995

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Harry Kirby Heap

04/18/42

12/23/2007

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Jess 'Bailey' Hinds

04/08/1943

07/13/2014

 Odessa American online - Cancer
  Chester W. Howery, Jr.

02/02/43

05/25/1982

 Confirmed - Complications of diabetes
  Robert Lee "Bobby" Hurt

05/23/43

08/17/2010

 Odessa American online - After lengthy illness
  Linda Carol (Johnson) Childers

01/26/43

03/04/1992

 Confirmed - Heart disease
  Carole Frances Johnston

02/19/43

11/1999

 Confirmed - Heart disease
  Thomas S. "Tommy" Kershner

05/24/42

08/04/1996

 Confirmed - Auto Accident
  Steve Earl Lambert

09/01/43

06/30/2002

 Confirmed - Heart Attack
  Donna Sharon (Lasseter) Mangum

08/17/43

10/06/1996

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Jo Evelyn (Laughlin) Hanson

07/04/43

07/17/2003

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Joseph Gary Lee

03/06/1943

05/02/2015

 OAOA Online - Leukemia
  Martha Elizabeth (Lyne) Williams

07/28/1943

04/28/1993

 Find A Grave- Unknown
  Frank Allen McCoy

11/22/42

03/08/2011

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Glen Arlen Middleton

02/06/42

07/1972

 Confirmed - Water skiing accident, head injury
  Sharon Annette (Morgan) Williams

10/08/42

04/29/1971

 Confirmed - Unknown
  James Dwayne Peach

06/12/42

11/04/1986

 Confirmed - Heart failure, several years after bypass surgery
  Jack Edward Petty

07/11/43

03/2001

 Confirmed - Unknown
  James Vance Phillips

01/27/43

05/06/1976

 Confirmed - Aircraft Ejection Seat Misfire
  Larry Ewing Phillips

04/24/43

03/14/1975

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Olan Larry Phillips

09/05/42

06/21/1992

 Confirmed - Heart attack
  Gene Cameron Ray

06/11/43

03/03/2006

 Odessa American online - Cancer
  Carol Edwinna (Sharp) Hurlbutt

10/11/43

03/03/2006

 Confirmed - Cancer
  Johnny Mack Smith

05/31/43

01/13/2005

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Carol (Steele) Buchanan Whitewater Dawn

07/16/43

02/09/2012

 Odessa American online - Long illness
  Bruce P. Stoddard

12/28/42

08/14/1997

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Larry Ewell Tatum

12/23/41

07/20/2010

 Confirmed - Heart failure following a long illness
  Doris Louise (Taylor) Bridges

06/29/43

05/20/2009

 Odessa American online - Following a brief illness
  Perry Alonzo Taylor

12/09/42

12/27/1987

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Sharon Lee (Treece) Whitlock

03/28/1943

06/22/2013

 OA Online - Short illness
  John Clinton VanMaanen

11/20/40

09/18/1991

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Aaron Andrew "Charley" Wharton

12/30/42

07/05/1994

 Confirmed SSDI - Self-inflicted

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