Kevin L. O'BrienSeptember 25, 1960 ~ August 20, 2017 (age 56)
Kevin L. O'Brien 56 of Albany, Kentucky formerly of Morgantown, Kentucky passed way Sunday August 20, 2017 at 2:00am at the Medical Center in Albany, Kentucky. Kevin was born September 25, 1960 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Richard M. and Lois Faye Childers O'Brien
He recently retired from Clinton County School System & Foothills Academy after teaching special education after 27 years. He took helping disadvantaged students very seriously.
Kevin was a member of the AGR fraternity while at WKU and cherished his brothers' lifelong friendships. He was known for his generosity. In this spirit Kevin donated his organs to the Kentucky Organ Donor Association K.O.D.A and challenges all true Butler County Bears to consider likewise.
Kevin enjoyed traveling to Central and South America as well as Ireland. He looked forward to further travel adventures. Ever the optimist, Kevin was a diehard fan of the University of Kentucky football program.
Kevin leaves behind his brother Pat (Joetta) O'Brien of Owensboro, Ky. and his sister Kathy (Matthew) Hampton of Morgantown, Ky. He will be sorely missed by his nephew Ian O'Brien of Owensboro and nieces Kasey Ward Ray (Bret) of Owensboro and Maika O'Brien of Napa, CA and numerous cousins and extended family. He also leaves behind special friend Jackie Campos and he will be especially missed by his k9 companion of 18 years, Tina.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations of gently used clothing and cash to the Morgantown Mission or to the Ridgeview ( Mennonite) Cemetery in The Leonard Oak community.
Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Friday August 25, 2017 at 11:00am with Bro. Darryl Dockery officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgeview Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday August 24. 2017 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm and Friday 8:00am until funeral time at 11:00am at the Jones Funeral Chapel.