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Community mourns the loss of beloved business owner

Funeral services were held on Monday for a Havana business owner.

Robert “Bob” Odom, who owned Oscar’s Pizza, died On Tuesday, July 2 at the age of 59.

According to his obituary, Odom was born in Huntsville, Alabama.

He graduated in 1983 from Northview High School in Dothan, Alabama, and continued his education at Florida State University, where he graduated in 1990 with a criminology degree.

Odom served as  a police chief in Midway, Florida, and an investigator for the Florida Parole Commission.

He owned Oscar’s Pizza for more than 14 years.

Many members of the community took to Facebook after Odom’s death to share memories of him and times at Oscar’s.

Most expressed what Odom meant to the community and how much he will be missed.

Some even stopped by Oscar’s,where a memorial is set up, to pay their respects.

A celebration of life will be held at Oscar’s on Saturday, July 13. As of Tuesday at press deadline, the time had not yet been determined.

Erin  Hill – Gadsden County News service