William J. O’Brien, 90, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. He was born Nov. 1, 1928, to the late Sudie and Homer O’Brien in North Carolina. He was the owner of O’Brien Construction Company.
He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Evon O’Brien; sons, Gary O’Brien (Mardy), Michael O’Brien (Claudia), Pat O’Brien (Patricia) and Kevin O’Brien (Karen); brothers, Mike and Tom O’Brien; sisters, Emma Pounds and Tootsie Gorski; grandchildren, Wendy McMahon, Erin Ogletree, Kim Root, Carter O’Brien, Clayton O’Brien, Cody O’Brien and Kelly O’Brien; and 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Kempsville Christian Church, 5424 Parliament Drive, Virginia Beach. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.
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