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George Vincent Obi

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George Vincent Obi Obituary
OBI George Vincent Obi, 84, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014. He is the son of Habib David Obi and Raina Mansour Tarzy. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Frances Obi. Mr. Obi was a hard worker who truly loved his craft, that being plastering. He worked for the school board for 26 years and the Demetree Brothers for almost 30 years. He was devoted husband and loving father to his children. Mr. Obi was kindhearted, generous and he was always there for people when needed. Mr. Obi was a Fourth Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus, Council 1951. In addition to his wife, Frances, Mr. Obi is survived by his daughter, Lourdeen Abercrombie (Robert); sons, George Obi (Joanne), Joseph Obi (Mary), and Vincent Obi; brothers, Louis, Jimmy, and David; as well as 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 7 pm Monday, July 21st at Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 940 Cesery Blvd. with a Rosary at 6 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Tuesday, July 22nd at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 10478 Beach Blvd. Burial will follow in Arlington Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family gratefully requests donations to Cerebral Palsy of N. E. Florida, 3311 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32224. Please Sign the Guestbook @
Published in the Florida Times-Union on July 20, 2014
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