David Eugene O’Brien 1938-2019

19124David Eugene O’Brien, 81 of Decatur died Sunday, December 22, 2019 in Fairhaven’s Christian Village.

David was born in April of 1938 in Decatur the son of Russell and Alberta O’Brien. He was a graduate of St. Teresa High School class of 1956. Dave served in the U.S. Navy reserves. He worked as a trainmaster for the N & S Railroad and was a member of the railroad retirees. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan. David was a friend of Bill W.

He is survived by his wife Sandra L. O’Brien, daughter, Vonnie Lynn (Jeff) Budds of New Hampshire, son, David Todd (Pam) O’Brien of Arizona, daughter, Monica Ann O’Brien of Decatur, step sons, Carl Doolen and Mark Doolen, step daughters, Kristi Venters and Robin Kleist, grandchildren, Megan (Clint) Gudan, Krystal (Colby) Burdick, Madison O’Brien, Joseph O’Brien, step grandchildren, Krystal Richardson, Amber Andes, Mark Doolen Jr., Ty Doolen and Joseph Doolen, great grandchildren, Eleanor and Henry, step great grandchildren, Derek, Madison, Addison, Ryan, Jacob, Jalie, Alyna nieces, Delrene Berg, Jill Stonestreet and Jodi Yoder.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Velma Louise, son, Brett, sisters, Delores and Katie, nephew, Andrew.

Service arrangements are pending.

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