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Philip Michael O'Bey Sr.

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Philip Michael O'Bey Sr. Obituary
YORKTOWN - Philip Michael O'Bey, Sr., 74, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014. A native of San Bernardino, CA, he had been a Peninsula resident since 1960. Mr. O'Bey was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired as an Industrial Engineer with Newport News Shipbuilding after 31 years of service. He was a longtime member of James River Rod and Gun Club and a member of Bethel Temple. He loved the outdoors and hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Betty Johnson O'Bey; three children, Philip Michael O'Bey, Jr. and Joni O'Bey Hurley both of Yorktown, and Kevin L. O'Bey of Roanoke; six grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a son, Edward L. O'Bey. Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30 PM Sunday, May 18, 2014 at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM Monday, May 19, 2014 at the funeral home with Rev. Bryan Cartwright officiating. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. Please leave condolences at www.wjsmithandsonfh.com.
Published in Daily Press on May 17, 2014
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