ADDISON – Robert T. “Obie” O’Bryan, 61, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at a Bangor hospital, with his loving wife of 34 years, Marilyn (Alley) O’Bryan; brother-in-law, Barney Ortega; and nephew, Ernest Cirone Jr. by his side. He was born Jan. 26, 1947, in Red Bud, Ill., the son of the late Betty Moomey and George O’Bryan and wife, Joyce, of Illinois. Mr. O’Bryan was a 14-year U.S. veteran and served his country in the Air Force during Vietnam, and was honorably discharged with rank of staff sergeant. He was a member of the VFW of Harrington, American Legion Post No. 9 of Machias and was a Mason with the Tuscan Lodge of Addison. Obie was employed at J.J. Nissen, Machias, for 15 years, where he was a bread salesman and delivery driver. He was known for his love of sports, including the Red Sox, Celtics and Patriots. He loved gardening and Thursday night dinners at Mary Ellas. He enjoyed life with his wife and cats, Sassy and Manny. He shared 34 years of marriage with Marilyn (Alley) O’Bryan of Addison. In addition to his wife and father, family members include a daughter, Rhonda Taylor and husband, Peter, of Addison; a son, Mathew O’Bryan of England; a grandson, Jason of Addison; and two granddaughters, Kate and Dayna of Addison. He is also survived by a brother, Charles D. O’Byran and wife, Regan, of West Virginia; and three sisters, Peggy, Barbara, and Kelly and her husband, Rex. Other family members include a father-in-law, Romie Alley of Beals; a special brother-in-law, Barney Ortega and wife, Mary, of Columbia Falls; brother-in-law, Wayne Alley and wife, Addie, of Jonesboro; sister-in-law, Janet Cirone of Addison; a brother-in-law, Dennis Alley and wife, Sharon, of Beals; a special nephew, Guy Ortega and friend, Heather, of Limington; a special niece, Dr. Marilyn Ortega and friend, Stefan, of Allston, Mass.; special great-nieces, Amanda and Kate Cirone of Addison; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by a mother-in-law, Ella Alley of Beals, whom he greatly loved and called Mamma. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited and may visit with the family 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 47 Main St., Milbridge. Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be held after at Church Hill Cemetery, Addison.