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Alan Irl O'Brien

August 27, 1939 — June 1, 2023

Odessa, Missouri

 

 

Alan Irl O’Brien, 83, of Odessa, Missouri passed away Thursday, June 1, 2023, surrounded by his family.

 

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2023, at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524.  A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2023, at the funeral home.  Interment will be at Odessa Cemetery in Odessa, MO. Memories of Alan and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook Page.  

 

Alan was born August 27, 1939, in Golden City, MO, to William Leslie and Sarah Alice Frances (Aton) O’Brien. He graduated from Lockwood High School in 1958. Alan was an assembly line worker for MHC Kenworth-Kansas City for 30 plus years, then worked at the Space Center Kanas City Inc. in Independence, MO. Alan was united in marriage to Phyllis Eileen (Hughes) O’Brien on August 28, 1960, in Golden City, Missouri. He formally attended the First Baptist Church in Golden City, MO. Alan was a member of the Teamsters. Along with spending time with his family, Alan enjoyed collecting tractors, farming, bird watching, and especially taking his grandchildren to tractor pulls.

 

Alan is survived by his wife, Phyllis O’Brien; one son, Darrel O’Brien of Odessa, MO; four grandchildren, Joseph O’Brien, Christopher O’Brien, Seth Thomas, and Dustin Thomas; one sister Mary Alice Jenkins; and many nieces, nephew, relative, and friends.  

 

Alan was preceded by both of his parents, two children, Russell Irl O’Brien and Jeanette Lee (O’Brien) Thomas; three brothers, Oren Leslie O’Brien, Richard Wayne O’Brien, and Charles Franklin O’Brien, and one sister, Virginia Rose Litle.  

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, June 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home

306 South Second St., Odessa, MO 64076

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 9, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home

306 South Second St., Odessa, MO 64076

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Interment

Friday, June 9, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

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