Roger Owen O'Brien

April 18, 1951 - April 14, 2019

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Friday, April 19, 2019 11:00 AM Church of Christ in Christian Union


Visitation Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Roger Owen O'Brien, 68 a lifelong resident of Springfield, Ohio went to be with the Lord, Sunday April 14,2019 in his home surrounded by his family.

He was born April 18, 1951 in Springfield, Ohio and was a 1971 graduate of Springfield North High School. Roger retired from International after 34 years. He was a devoted and active member of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union; where he served for many years as a trustee. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and cooking on the grill. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Roger is survived by his parents; Virginia Marie (Barker) and Sherill R. O'Brien, wife of 37 years, Nancy ( Helms) O'Brien; daughter, Brandi (Bill) Dixon; sons, Rodger "Owen" (Rose) O'Brien and Jeremy (Rebekah) O'Brien; his grandchildren, Adam, Austin, Taylor, Deven, Ayden, Dalten, Adrianna, Dylan and Claire; sister, Vicki (Bruce) Sigman; brothers, Ronnie (Denise), Robbie, and Jeff (Beth) O'Brien;; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by an infant son, Wade and granddaughter, Andrea O'Brien.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 pm, Thursday, April 18, 2019 at VERNON FUNERAL HOME in Urbana, Ohio.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 in the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union with Pastor Mike Grable Officiating.
Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Sedalia Cemetery, Midway, Ohio.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Steve Rine - Apr 19, 2019
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. I always enjoyed talking with Roger when he visited Valley Lodge and at other Pythian events. He was always ready with a smile and a kind word. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you, his family. Sincerely, Steve Rine
Durward Lodge #153 - Apr 18, 2019
The Pythian Brothers of Durward 153 offer their condolences. Godspeed on the journey to the Unknown Shore.
Judy Falloon - Apr 18, 2019
Dear Nancy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Roger's Passing. He was a wonderful person and will no doubt be missed by all who knew him. May god bless you and the family during this difficult time. Your friend, Judy
Kurt Price and family - Apr 17, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family and grant peace to you all.
MN - Apr 17, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss . Losing a loved one in death is such a difficult thing to experience . Please be comforted by the promises in the Bible . Jesus tells us at John 5 : 28 , 29 that all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out . What a loving provision put in place by the God of all comfort so we can have the assured hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again one day . Meanwhile as I pray for that day to come I ask Jehovah God to bless your family and give each of you the strength to endure this most trying time . For more Bible promises please visit jw.org .
Kami and Jeremy massie - Apr 16, 2019
He will def be missed
Wilma Dillon - Apr 16, 2019
Roger was such a sweet , caring person. We will miss his smile and laughter. He was one of the most sincere Christians that we knew.So very sorry for this loss.

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