March 5, 1938 – September 2, 2017
WEST YARMOUTH – David Blanchard Odams passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 2, 2017.
David was born in Medford, MA on March 5, 1938 graduating from Medford High School in 1956. After working for Mass Porcelain and Dental, David moved to Cape Cod in 1964 with his family to help manage the Credit Bureau of Cape Cod for his brother Charlie. He was predeceased by his brother, his sister and parents. David is survived by his best friend for life, Mary Wyman of Marstons Mills, MA; his daughter, Dawn Odams Hannigan and her husband Michael of Leominster, MA; his son, David G. Odams and his wife Valerie of Bowdoinham, ME; his grandchildren Amy Odams Davies of Sandwich, MA, Justeane Odams of Norwood, MA, Tyler Odams of East Sandwich, MA and Zachary Odams of Gardiner, ME; his friend and ex-wife Gail Sexton of Centerville, MA; and niece and nephews.
David was a man of loyalty, passion and creativity. He captained the Odee and Odee II , and loved taking the boat out every late afternoon to putt around Lewis Bay. An active member of the Cape Cod Power Squadron he produced The Porthole for many years. An avid golf guy, Dave designed and custom fit golf clubs for many area golfers. He enjoyed eating breakfast at the counter at Perry’s and serving early customers at it. Until 2015 David also was the owner and publisher of The Public Record Service of Cape Cod.
Visitation will be held 2 – 5 PM on Saturday, September 16 at Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, S. Yarmouth, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of David may be made to a charity of your choice or the National Kidney Foundation.
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