Brian Michael McNamara, 74
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Funeral services for Brian Michael McNamara of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be private.
Brian passed away November 1, 2013, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 74. He was born February 14, 1939, in Martinez, California, the son of Nicholas and Georgana McNamara. He worked as a police officer for the San Jose Police Department. Brian was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and has lived in Mountain Home since moving from Capitola, California, in 2003. Brian was a Peace Corps volunteer in Columbia. He was also a lay missionary with the Capuchin Brothers and flew as a bush pilot in the highlands of New Guinea. Brian cherished his many visits to Assumption Abbey in Ava, Missouri. He was an avid sky diver.
Brian is survived by his sister, Patricia Lydon of Rio Vista, California, and several nephews and cousins from all around America, mostly California.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Entombment will be in the Christ the Light Cathedral Mausoleum, Oakland, California.
Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.
Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services
600 Hospital Dr Mountain Home, AR 72653
Published in Baxter Bulletin on Nov. 13, 2013