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Timothy L. O'Brien

June 24, 1966 — February 7, 2024

Oak Grove, Missouri

Timothy Lee O’Brien, 57, of Oak Grove, was born June 24, 1966, in Warrensburg, the son of William Lee and Nila Louise (Miller) O’Brien.  He departed this life, Wednesday, February 7, 2024, as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.

Tim was a 1984 Holden High School graduate and was a United States Army veteran.

Early in his career Tim was employed as a machine operator for Stahl’s Specialty in Kingsville. He had also worked as a meat-cutter for Concordia Meats and most recently as a stocker for Hy-Vee in Lee’s Summit.  He was a member of the Oak Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church. He enjoyed listening to music and watching westerns and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan.  He was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and recently celebrated 15 years of sobriety.   He was a quiet and simple man who dedicated his life to helping those who were also struggling.

He was preceded in death by his father William O’Brien; one sister, Carol Ann Hammond; and his stepfather, Claude Dechman.

He is survived by his mother Nila Dechman of Oak Grove; four siblings, Sherry L. Peterson of Garden City, Jean (and Sam) Thomason of Holden, Tammy S. (and Charlie) Thompson of Odessa, and Michael T. (and Kelly) O’Brien of Clarksville, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews; other relative and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

Visitation and memorial services were held Thursday, February 15, 2024, at the Oak Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church.  Pastor Mark Tagaloa officiated.  Inurnment will be in the Kingsville Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Oak Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.StanleyEdenburn.com

Arrangements: Stanley-Edenburn Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

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

Oak Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church

906 S Broadway, Oak Grove, MO 64075

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

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Oak Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church

906 S Broadway, Oak Grove, MO 64075

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