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Charles “Charlie” Wesley O’Brien, 79, much loved husband and father, died Thursday, September 25, 2014, after a short illness.

He was born October 26, 1934, in Ronceverte, WV, the son of the late Mike S. and Lorena Fink O’Brien.

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Charles “Charlie” Wesley O’Brien, 79, much loved husband and father, died Thursday, September 25, 2014, after a short illness.

He was born October 26, 1934, in Ronceverte, WV, the son of the late Mike S. and Lorena Fink O’Brien.

He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Fort Spring, WV. Charlie was a truck driver for Ripco for many years and drove tractor trailers and had many other jobs through the years.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rita “Susie” Carter; a granddaughter, Katie Ann Arthur; and a grandson, Tommy North.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy “Dot” Whitt O’Brien; daughters, Debbie McClung (Scott) of White Sulphur Springs, WV, Kaye Lowry (Gary McDaniel) of Crawley, WV, Cheryl “Sherry” North (Gary) of Churchville, VA, and Lisa Arthur (Shannon) of Gap Mills, WV; son-in-law, George Carter of Ronceverte; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11 AM on Monday, September 29, 2014, at Welch-Hanger Cemetery on Muddy Creek Mountain, Fort Spring, with the Rev. Ed Vallandingham officiating.

Visitation will be from 6-9 PM on Sunday, September 28, at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

The family would like to thank Hospice for their care during this time.

Donations can be made to HospiceCare, 223 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.morganfh.net.

Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the September 26, 2014, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

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