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Maurice O'Bryant

March 19, 1928 — March 29, 2016

Maurice O'Bryant


KERRVILLE -Maurice O'Bryant, 88, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at a local nursing home in Kerrville, TX.

Mr. O'Bryant was born March 19, 1928 in Blanco, TX the son of Robert and Georgia O'Bryant. He grew up in Kerrville and upon graduation from Tivy High School, Mr. O'Bryant went to work delivering milk in and around Kerrville. In 1948 he began working for LCRA, first as a lineman and eventually working his way up to the District Manager. He remained with LCRA for 39 years until his retirement in 1987. He met his first wife, Claris Jewel Bode while working as a lifeguard. They were married August 30, 1949 in Kerrville and were married 42 years before her death in 1991. He met his second wife, Della Stehling and they were married on May 30, 1997 in Kerrville. They would have celebrated their 19th anniversary in May.

Maurice loved singing in his church choir, hunting, fishing and working in his garden. His pride and joy were his tomatoes which he shared with family, neighbors and friends. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church and a devout Christian. Maurice was a family man, caring for his mother and first wife during their illnesses. He accepted his step-family as his own.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Claris, 2 brothers, Ben Jack and Robert Lee and his son-in-law, Thomas J. Curtis.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory are his wife, Della, daughters, Vicki Romero and husband, Tony of Cedar Park and Sharon Curtis of Temple, grandchildren, Angela Melvin and husband, Mike of Colorado, Matthew Curtis and wife, Dana of Colorado, Christina Romero of Cedar Park, Courtney Curtis and fiancé, Matthew Dickey of Temple, great-grandchildren, Chase Cusimano, Lilyth Curtis, Anthony Cusimano, Kevin Curtis and Jaxon Dickey, step-children, Deborah McGlaun and husband, Glenn of North Carolina, Bryan Stehling and wife, Lucy of Three Rivers, 5 step-grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren.

A visitation and time of reflection will be held from 6-8 PM on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Kerrville Funeral Home 1221 Junction Hwy. Kerrville, TX 78028.

Funeral Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Drive Kerrville, TX 78028 on Saturday April 2, 2016 at 1:30 PM with Rev. Phillip Hoeflinger officiating.

The family request memorials in his name to the Hill Country Youth Ranch, P. O. Box 67,Ingram, Texas 78025, Peterson Hospice, 1121 Broadway, Kerrville, TX 78028, First United Methodist Church, 321Thompson Drive, Kerrville, TX 78028 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.m

Arrangements are under the personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111

Visitation Schedule

Kerrville Funeral Home
1221 Junction Hwy.
Kerrville, TX  78028
Friday, April 1, 2016
6- 8 PM
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Service Schedule

Funeral Service
First United Methodist Church
321 Thompson Drive
Kerrville, TX  78028
Saturday, April 2, 2016
1:30 PM
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Burial Schedule

Harper Cemetery
Harper, TX
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