DES ARK - James Lawrence O'Brien, 73, died at 12:18 a.m. July 15, 2007, at Iron County Memorial Hospital at Pilot Knob.
Born Sept. 24, 1933, at St. Louis, to the late John and Ruth Cassidy O'Brien, he retired from Southwestern in Fort Worth, Texas, where he worked in sales and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Sept. 18, 1965, he married Eileen Mattingly who preceded him in death on June 15, 1988.
One sister also preceded him in death.
He is survived by one brother, John O'Brien of St. Louis.
Visitation is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Normand Varone will officiate.
Burial will follow in Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery in Oran.