Charlotote, North Carolina
Former NC State Senator Thomas LaFontine "Fountain" Odom
1938 — 2023
Former NC Senator Thomas LaFontine "Fountain" Odom, 85, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2023, after a lengthy illness. Fountain's love for life, boundless energy, and commitment to public service were an inspiration to his family and friends. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 1:30pm at Steele Creek Presbyterian Church at Pleasant Hill, 15000 York Road, Charlotte, NC 28278. Following the service, the family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall. This "uncommon, common man" wore many hats during his lifetime including beloved family man, respected North Carolina statesman, attorney-at-law, environmentalist, businessman, philanthropist,...