Ira Gerald Odom Jr. 64, peacefully passed away on August 16, 2018. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on July 25, 1954.  
Bucky, as he was known by his friends and family, owned and operated Odom's Beaches Tree Service since its founding in 1992. Previous to that, Bucky worked for his father, Ira Sr. at Odom's Tree Service in Jacksonville. Bucky was an avid fisherman and hunter, winning numerous billfish tournaments in his lifetime.
Bucky is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sandra Toscar Odom. Son, Ira III “Trey”.  Sister, Becky Nelson (Jim) Cousin, Teri Nelson (Tom). Mother, Elizabeth Odom “Betty”. As well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in passing by his father, Ira Gerald Odom Sr. “Jerry” in 2006.
Services were held on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018.
A cause very near to Bucky's heart was the conservation of Billfish. Donations can be made in his name at


The Beaches Leader, Inc

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Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240
Phone: 904-249-9033
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