Sherill R. O'Brien

December 14, 1929 - January 22, 2020

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:00 AM Church of Christ in Christian Union


Visitation Monday, January 27, 2020 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Sherill Roger O'Brien, 90 of Springfield, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born December 14, 1929 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Vernon A. & Mary J. (Wisecup) O'Brien. He was a 1949 graduate of Madison Rural School. Sherill served his country in the Army National Guard. He retired from International Harvester after 34 years of service.
He was a devoted and active member of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union; he loved serving his church and community.
He enjoyed woodworking and was a jack of all trades; always willing to help others. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his High School sweet heart and loving wife of 70 yrs., Marie (Barker) O'Brien; his daughter, Vicki (Bruce) Sigman; his sons, Ronald (Denise), Robert and Jeffrey (Beth) O'Brien; his daughter-in-law, Nancy O'Brien; brother, Jerry (Jeanne) O'Brien; two sisters, Maxine Wells and Linda (Dieter) Stiglitz; 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Roger Owen O'Brien; brothers, Loy, Vernon Jr., Richard, Donald and Wayne and his infant grandchildren, Cheryl Marie Sigman and Jeffrey Todd O'Brien.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 pm Monday, January 27,2020 at VERNON FUNERAL HOME in Urbana, Ohio.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union with Pastor Mike Grable officiating.
Burial will follow in the Sedalia Cemetery, Range Township, Midway, Ohio.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Lois Taylor - Jan 27, 2020
Marie and family We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our prayers. We so enjoyed all of the help he gave for all of the ECL and Mt of Praise events. He will be missed. Your friends. Mark and Lois Taylor
Linda L. Stiglitz - Jan 26, 2020
Marie and Family; I don't have the words to say what I am feeling right now, but I want you to know you all are in my prayers that God will grant the strength you need at this time. Sherill was the main block holding our family together. He will be missed but he left us a lot of wonderful memories. God is with you Marie. Love to all of you.
Steven Baer - Jan 25, 2020
Sherill I am really going to miss seeing you in church every week I am going to miss calling each other trouble and our talks before and after church
Kim H - Jan 25, 2020
I'm so very sorry for your loss Jeff, Beth and Katie. At this most difficult time cling to your fondest memories. They do last forever. Much love from our home to your hearts in this temporary moment of separation. God Speed Mr.O'Brien.
Bonnie n Bob Graham - Jan 25, 2020
So very sorry for your loss, it leaves a huge hole in all of our hearts. You were and are very loved and will be missed Uncle Sherill

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