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George M. O'Briant

July 27, 1935 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 87)

Obituary

George M. O’Briant, age 87 of Sycamore, Ohio died at 10:00pm Friday, September 16, 2022, at home. He was born on July 27, 1935, in Springfield, OH to George and Flora (Hughey) O’Briant. He married Louise (Miller) O’Briant on February 1, 1959, and she survives in Sycamore.

Surviving are the following children, Katherine (Patrick) Jackson, Clayton, Delaware, David (Ann) O’Briant, Roanoke, Indiana, Melinda O’Briant, Loveland, OH and Patrick (Carol) O’Briant, Arlington, Virginia. He also is survived by eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and one sister, Marjorie (Clinton) Wilhelm, Sunbury, Ohio.

George was a 1953 graduate of Northwestern High School, Springfield, OH and a 1958 graduate of the Ohio State University in industrial engineering. He worked twenty years as an industrial engineer for General Electric, Bucyrus, Ohio. George and his wife were market gardeners raising and selling produce at the Worthington Farmer’s Market, and he also was considered a master gardener.

He attended the Sycamore United Methodist Church and formerly attended St. Johns Baseline United Church of Christ, rural Seneca County.

He was a founding member of the Dutchtown Wheelman, New Washington, OH, was a passionate chess player, loved to fish, an avid cyclist, was a compulsive storyteller, former 4-H adviser, and was a volunteer for Backbay Mission rehabbing homes in Biloxi, Mississippi through the United Church of Christ after hurricanes and major storms.

Funeral services for George will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 11:00am at the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, OH with the Rev. Amy Vittorio officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Ferncliff Cemetery Arboretum and Crematory, Springfield, OH. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 23, 2022, from 4-7pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Sycamore United Methodist Church in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, PO Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882. Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.waltonmoorefuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
September 23, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Walton-Moore Funeral Home
201 W. Saffel Avenue
Sycamore, OH 44882

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Walton-Moore Funeral Home
201 W. Saffel Avenue
Sycamore, OH 44882

Donations

Sycamore United Methodist Church
Sycamore OH 44882

Memorial contributions can be made to Sycamore United Methodist Church in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

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