Jeremy M. Oden

Jeremy M. Oden, 39, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at 1:51 a.m.  at his home.

Mr. Oden graduated from Huntington North High School in 2000 and spent a year studying at Ball State University in Muncie before transferring to Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he earned a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked as a design engineer at Navistar in Fort Wayne for three years. He then spent eight years as a senior design engineer at DePuy Synthes in Warsaw, where he developed several patented instruments.

He was born March 25, 1981, in Huntington to Michael H. and Donna J. Buzzard Oden. His parents survive. He married Tammy M. Forbes on Jan. 12, 2008, in Huntington, and she also survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Scot M. Forbes; a daughter, Stephaine Davenport; two brothers, Jason (Brittany) Oden and Jared Oden, both of Huntington; a sister, Janell Oden, of Huntington; a stepsister, Heather Clark, of Huntington; grandparents Herbert and Virginia Oden and Jean Ann Buzzard; and a grandson, Benjamin Forbes.

Calling is Wednesday, May 20, 2020, fro 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 11 a.m. in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington, with Rev. Raymond Scribner officiating.

Memorials are to American Diabetes Association, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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