Brian Douglas Kileen(1991 - 2013)

Brian Douglas Kileen June 29, 1991 - June 11, 2013 Brian Kileen, beloved son and brother, went to be with the Lord on June 11, 2013. Brian was a student at Fresno State University, working towards a degree in Nutritional Science. Brian is survived by his parents, Doug and Angie Kileen, brothers Stephen and Jack, and sister, Meagan. Other survivors include sister-in-law Brianna Kileen, brother-in-law Hugo Andrade, and numerous cousins, aunts, and uncles. Brian is preceded in death by his grandparents, Don and Louise Kileen, Carl and Rosemary Lamberson and Russell W. Dunlap. Brian grew up in Bakersfield and attended Laurelglen Elementary, Tevis Junior High School, Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College. He was proud to be a fourth generation Driller. Brian was a wonderful son and brother, full of life and compassion, with a smile and spirit that would light up a room. He had an outgoing personality and a special gift for making everyone he met feel special. Although he left us too soon, we were blessed to have Brian in our lives and he will remain in our hearts forever. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Brian's memory be made to the St. Francis Counseling Ministry, 900 'H' Street, Bakersfield, CA 93304. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Bakersfield. The family extends thanks for all the support and prayers of friends and family. DOUGHTY-CALHOUN-O'MEARA

This obituary was originally published in the Bakersfield Californian.

Published online on June 16, 2013 courtesy of Bakersfield Californian.