James was born on January 5, 1941 in Rosenberg, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a Supply Sergeant and earned an R.N. degree at the University of Puerto Rico. He later retired and resided in Port Isabel for the past 25 years. He was a member and volunteer of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church.
He is survived by his sister, Lee Odom DeLome of Baytown, Texas, six nieces and nephews, numerous great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will take place on March 22, 2013 at 10 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Port Isabel, Texas.
Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion and VFW.
You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort, flowers, or sympathy
cards to the family of James Odom at: www.thomaegarza.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.