Kiel John O’Brien

March 27, 1985 - August 13, 2012

03/27/1985 - 08/13/2012

Kiel John O’Brien passed away Monday, August 13, 2012. He was born March 27, 1985 to Kelly John O’Brien and Jacqueline May O’Brien. He attended WT Cooke Elementary, Virginia Beach Middle and First Colonial High School. He was an avid animal lover, a New York Giants fan and was well loved in his community. Kiel was employed at Beach Automotive for the last 12 years.

He is survived by his parents; son Keagan John O’Brien; sister Shannon Rose O’Brien all of Virginia Beach; grandmother Rose O’Brien and grandfather William A. May both of Franklin, NJ; and dogs Izzy and Pinky.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held Saturday, August 18 at 10:30am in Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1404 Pacific Avenue, officiated by Father Esteban De Leon. A visitation will take place Friday, August 17 from 4-7pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Avenue, and 9:45am Saturday in the church chapel prior to the service. A procession will follow to Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations may be sent to the family and in trust for his son Keagan, in care of the funeral home, at 1801 Baltic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Altmeyer Funeral Home, Maestas Chapel, is handling the arrangements.

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Jon&Lisa Hughes
7 years ago

A good friend will be missed forever. Our prayers go out to you and your family

Jon & Lisa Hughes

Jenifer & Cole
7 years ago

It’s tragic to lose a dear friend so soon in life! You will be missed by our family <3 Kiel may you receive all the peace and happiness God has to offer while living in his Kingdom!!

JoAnn Coghlan Joe's mom
7 years ago

Kiel – You were always gracious to me on my visits to Virginia Beach – a good host & fun loving. I will miss your smile and good humor. Most of all you have always been a true and loyal friend to Joe. God Bless you and your family.

My sincere condolences.

Amber
7 years ago

Kiel, I remember when we first met, almost 4 years ago, I totally pronounced your name wrong and felt so silly …. We spent the entire day and night together and had the best time hanging with my boys, you were so sweet to them. I’ll never forget that, I’ll never forget you, ever. RIParadise my friend. <3

Donna L Roby
7 years ago

Our precious nephew Kiel, taken from us far too soon. We will always keep you in our hearts. How blessed we are to have your son Keagan in our lives, he is you in every way. We will all keep your memory alive in that dear little boy. Till we meet again in heaven. Missing you, Aunt Donna, Uncle Jeff, cousins, Lauren & Lindsay

Brenda Little
7 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Darrell Hodge’s family in Kansas

Lynne Galloway
7 years ago

You do not know me but I share your pain and have not stopped praying for you and the family since I heard the sad news. I am Keagan’s teacher at All Nations Church each Sunday. I know there are no words to make this better but I know that God is in the midst and He will bring you peace and comfort. I will continue to be praying.

Dave and Debra Meiers
7 years ago

You will be missed by many. You were always so happy, when we saw you. Rest in Peace our young friend, you are in Heaven where God can take care of you now. We will always remember you, in our hearts and minds. You were our son’s best friend and as he Matt put it, you were the brother he never had. May your family find peace with your untimely death.