Lamar Odom Speaks Out On The Death Of His Father With Emotional Message

attends the Cathy's Kids and Lamar Odom Foundation event at S Bar on November 15, 2008 in Hollywood, California.

Lamar Odom Speaks Out On The Death Of His Father With Emotional Message

Joe Odom died on April 20.

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Written by BET Staff

Lamar Odom’s father, Joe Odom, died on April 20. The former NBA player posted a heartfelt tribute to his dad.

On May 3, Lamar Odom wrote on Instagram, “Thank you to everyone who extended love and prayers to me during my time of bereavement. I appreciate every single one of you for sending me good energy.”

He continued, “Life is not promised. My pops and I had our differences but at the end of the day I knew he loved me and I loved him and that’s really all that matters. I encourage you to take some time and make amends with family and friends, tell someone you love them, smile a little more, laugh out loud, give your heart to those that deserve it because nothing is promised but death.”  

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Joe Odom’s age and cause of death have not been made public. 

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