Services today for Richard O’Brien

Sandra ClarkFarragut, Feature

Richard H. O’Brien, 85, of Farragut, passed away Aug. 22 and will be honored at 2 p.m. today (8/27) at East Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery, 5901 Lyons View Pike.

He was a consultant for the defense and aerospace industry and retired from the U. S. Air Force reserves after 27 years of service. He enjoyed running and completed seven marathons while in his 50s and 60s. He volunteered as a docent at the McClung Museum for the past 18 years.

Mr. O’Brien is survived by his wife, Gail, four children and five grandchildren. provides links to obituaries from 40 area funeral homes, updated daily.

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