O’Dell Erp age 74, of Waynesburg, Kentucky passed from this life Sunday, August 29, 2021 at his home. 

O’Dell was born June 1, 1947 in Manchester, Kentucky to the late Delbert Erp and Ola Crawford Erp. 

He was a member of Barnesburg Baptist Church; a Veteran of the United States Navy, where he proudly served his country. He enjoyed fishing, UK Basketball, loved his church and above all else he cherished his family.  

O’Dell was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Ola Erp; son, Bryan Christopher Erp; sisters, Jackie Erp and Bobbi Sue Lynn. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 32 years, Saundra Erp; daughters, Missy Phillips (Brian) of Somerset,Ky; Melissa Collins of Somerset; Jennifer LaVanway of Waynesburg; brothers, Bill Erp of Harrodsburg, Ky; Farmer Erp (Joyce) of Jackson, Ky; Troy Erp (Connie) Somerset; sisters, Alice Previtera (Jim) of Somerset and Patsy Medley (Tim) of Louisville, Ky; granddaughters, Krystin Shanholtzer (Cliff) of Tampa, FL; Erin Cowan of Trenton, OH; Lauren, Olivia and Madison LaVanway of Cheyenne, WY; grandsons, Logan Sexton of Somerset; great-grandsons, Rocket and Hunter Shanholtzer of Tampa, FL; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 5 to 8 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 

Funeral service will be held Friday, September 3, 2021 at 10 A.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Jordan Burks officiating. Burial will follow in Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Ky. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Barnesburg Baptist Church Cemetery Building Fund or West Somerset Baptist Church Building Fund. 

Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Honor Guard Post #38.  

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for O’Dell Erp.