OBITUARY

William Binns O'Brien

April 19, 1926November 6, 2018
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William B. O’Brien, 92, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018. He was born in Danville, VA and retired from the U.S. Navy UDT after 23 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of Azalea Baptist Church in Norfolk. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Egan O’Brien, his son, Shawn O’Brien, and his daughter, Sarah Walker. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Louise O’Brien and his children, Steve O’Brien, Sharon Burnett, Scott O’Brien, Stephanie O’Brien, Salina Bunn, Sheila Collier, Sandra O’Brien, Sally Cross, Stacey Dimick, and step-son Robert Owen, 25 grand-children, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 11, from 4 to 6 PM at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, November 12, 11 AM at Azalea Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may offer condolences at www.smithandwilliamkempsville.com

  • FAMILY

  • Louise O’Brien, Wife of 32 years
  • Steve O’Brien, Son
  • Sharon Burnett, Daughter
  • Scott O’Brien, Son
  • Stephanie O’Brien, Daughter
  • Salina Bunn, Daughter
  • Sheila Collier, Daughter
  • Sandra O’Brien, Daughter
  • Sally Cross, Daughter
  • Stacey Dimick, Daughter
  • Robert Owen, Step-son
  • Betty Egan O’Brien, First Wife
  • Shawn O'Brien, Son
  • Sarah Walker, Daughter
  • Mr. O'Brien is also survived by 25 grand-children, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, November 12, 2018
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Biography

William B. O’Brien, 92, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018. He was born in Danville, VA and retired from the U.S. Navy UDT after 23 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of Azalea Baptist Church in Norfolk.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Egan O’Brien, his son, Shawn O’Brien, and his daughter, Sarah Walker. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Louise O’Brien and his children, Steve O’Brien, Sharon Burnett, Scott O’Brien, Stephanie O’Brien, Salina Bunn, Sheila Collier, Sandra O’Brien, Sally Cross, Stacey Dimick, and step-son Robert Owen, 25 grand-children, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 11, from 4 to 6 PM at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, November 12, 11 AM at Azalea Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may offer condolences at www.smithandwilliamkempsville.com