Robert O'Brian

Robert B. O'Brian

MANSFIELD: Robert B. O'Brian, 83, of Mansfield, died July 2, 2014. Born January 28, 1931 in Fort Gay, WV, he was the son of Charlie and Elizabeth (Robertson) O'Brian. A General Motors retiree, Robert enjoyed visiting flea markets and going antiquing. He collected coins and knives, and was a member of the Johnny Appleseed Knife Club. Robert was a member of Apostolic Faith Assembly.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert A. and Joyce O'Brian of Mansfield; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and David Burroughs of Dallas, GA; grandchildren, Chad (Rachel) O'Brian and Brandon O'Brian, both of Mansfield; great-grandchildren, Gatlin and Gideon O'Brian; other children, Joseph Curatti and Renea Gonzalez; numerous nieces and nephews; siblings, Charlie Jr. (Delores) O'Brian, Billie Joe (Anna Jean) O'Brian, Wanda Napier, all of Ft. Gay, WV, Janice Frazier of Louisa, KY, Donald (Sue) O'Brian of Lewis Center, OH, and Lulabelle (Keith) Casdorph of Ft. Gay, WV; and sister-in-law, Opal Hacker of Ostrander, OH.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elnor Riggs O'Brian; sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Garland Cyrus; and brothers-in-law, Willis Napier and Elmer Frazier.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, July 4, 2014 from 1-4 p.m. at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington Springmill Road, Ontario. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Robert O' Brian, will be held Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Apostolic Faith Assembly, 258 Stadium Street, Mansfield, OH 44906. An additional hour of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Apostolic Faith Assembly.

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Wappner Funeral Directors & Crematory
100 S Lexington-Springmill Rd Ontario, OH 44906
(419) 529-2323

Published in the News Journal on July 3, 2014