Robert Winstead O’Briant, 84, died Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Ethel O’Briant; two brothers, Reggie and Deryl O’Briant; and one sister, Sue Frances Gardner.
He was an Air Force veteran, a retiree of Sprint Telephone, Mason, Civil Air Patrol, private pilot, former member of Elizabethtown Rescue Squad, Optimist Club and the Jaycees. He was also a founding member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Elizabethtown.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Elizabethtown.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Anne B. O’Briant of the home; three sons, Robert W. O’Briant II, Timothy O’Briant and Christopher O’Briant; one daughter, Malinda Shirley; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.