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Joseph C. O'Brien

April 19, 1951 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Joseph O'Brien Obituary

Joseph C. O’Brien, 72, of Bellevue, died Monday, December 4, 2023 at the Bellevue Hospital.

He was born on April 19, 1951 in Richwood, WV to the late Alberta (Hamrick) and Alfred O’Brien.

Joseph worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 24 years retiring in 2010. The last few years, he enjoyed driving his 2019 yellow Corvette, car shows and Pink Floyd concerts with his special friendPat Williams.

On September 9, 1972 he married Deborah K. "Debbie" O'Brien and she preceded him in death on August 10, 2017.  Surviving are their sons: Joey C. O'Brien II of Norwalk; Jason E. O'Brien of Norwalk; and Justin M. O'Brien of Bellevue; sisters: Kim Quiggle of Myrtle Beach, SC and Connie (Robert) Christy of Galivantz Ferry, SC and brother: Dan (Denise) O’Brien of Alliance, OH; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins

 and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his brother-in-law: Jay Quiggle.

Visitation will be 3:00pm to 4:00pm, Thursday, December7, 2023 at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St, Bellevue.  Masonic Services will follow at 4:00pm by the Bellevue Masonic Lodge #273.  Graveside Services will be conducted 2:00pm, Friday December 8, 2023 in the Chapel of Hope at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens in Gallipolis, Ohio. Online condolences may be shared at


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December 7, 2023

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Auxter Funeral Home
1105 Castalia Street
Bellevue, OH 44811

Masonic Service
December 7, 2023

4:00 PM

Graveside Service
December 8, 2023

2:00 PM
Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Gallipolis, Ohio


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