September 9, 1958 ~ November 5, 2020

Born in: Boston, MA
Resided in: Stone Mountain, GA

Kevin Frederick O’Brien
09-09-58 – 11-05-20

Kevin O’Brien was born on September 9, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts to the parents of Frank and Dorothy O’Brien. He passed away on November 5, 2020 after over an eleven year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
After graduating from Crestwood High School in Dunwoody, GA, Kevin attended the University of Georgia where he played football for three of the four years. He graduated in 1980 with a business degree in finance. Kevin met his wife, Linda Lucia in 1979 at UGA. They were married in August of 1982 and moved to Texas after their honeymoon. At the time, Kevin was working for Watkins Motor Lines. Later he transferred to Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1990 son Kiernan Logan was born followed by the year 1993 when Casey Laine was born. Eventually the family landed back in Georgia. By then Kevin was working for Coca Cola, following his father’s footsteps which was a source of pride for the O’Brien clan.
Kevin was a wonderful man, a faithful husband, the kindest father, the finest brother, and a loyal friend to all who had the privilege to know him. He was a man of faith who was actively involved in his Catholic church as a lector.
Kevin is survived by his loving wife Linda Lucia O’Brien, his sons, Kiernan Logan O’Brien and Casey Laine O’Brien, his brother Robert O’Brien and wife Joyce O’Brien, his sister, Tricia O’Brien, his younger brother Bill O’Brien and wife Ellen O’Brien, numerous nieces and nephews. He proceeded in death by his brother Ricky O’Brien and his sister Barbara O’Brien along with both parents.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Kevin’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346. Services will be announced at a later date.

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  1. CandleImageO Loving Father, Source of all life, please accompany Your servant Kevin O’ Brien from this earth, to the Kingdom of heavenly peace, rest, and eternal life that You have prepared for us. Welcome Kevin into the joyful embrace of Your never-ending love. Amen.

  2. CandleImageI’ll never forget meeting Kevin for the first time. Early onset Alzheimer’s can steal one of much, but not his genuine, beautiful smile and laugh. I loved to see him smile. The love between the two of you was so evident, Linda. What a hard, brave and devastating journey. May God provide comfort, peace, and healing to you and the boys. Rest In Peace, sweet Kevin.

  3. CandleImageLove bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things
    Corinthians 13:7
    Praying for all of your family. What a journey of love and faith you have been on.

  4. CandleImageKevin was kind, thoughtful and always willing to lend a hand. He will be missed and he will always be in our hearts.

  5. CandleImageMy thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Linda. May the Lord bless you all with His comfort and peace during this difficult time. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen

  6. Kevin was my big brother in the fraternity at UGA. He was absolutely the best anyone could ask for. He was a big brother in every sense. I was so sad to hear about his passing today.

  7. Linda,

    I remember when Kevin came into your life at UGA and how much you loved him from the very beginning. You were wonderful as individuals, as a couple and as parents. He was a wonderful man.

    Sandy Tucker Brown

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