Jerry Ferdinand O’Brien, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Salem, Arkansas.
He was born in Neillsville, Wisconsin, on June 19, 1939 to the late Harold and Sadie O’Brien. Jerry spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He was united in marriage to Barbara Schulist on August 17, 1957 in Neillsville, Wisconsin and from this union three children were born. During his working years, Jerry was a plant manager for a foundry.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barb O’Brien; sons, William O’Brien and Bruce O’Brien and wife Rebecca; daughter, Bonnie Schulz and husband Paul; seven grandchildren, Eric, Bradley, Samantha, Kelci, Patrick, Andrew and Jason; two great grandchildren, David and Jacob and brothers, Eugene O’Brien and Jack O’Brien.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Sadie O’Brien.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.
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