O'Neill, Brian

On Sunday, December 1, Brian Thomas O'Neill, 63, of Hazel, KY died at Countryside Center in Bardwell, KY. Brian was born in Paducah, KY to Dr. John Thomas O'Neill and Elizabeth Ann Vaida O'Neill Bowden on October 4, 1956.

For many years he owned and operated Murray Printing in Murray, KY and prior to owning his own business, he worked for Murray Ledger and Times.

He was an excellent and accomplished cook and took joy in sharing his cooking creations with family and friends. No one was ever disappointed.

Another of his passions was music and theater and shared his talents with Murray's Playhouse in the Park as an actor, director, set designer and builder, along as serving as a member of the theater's board.

While living in Nashville, TN he added several music videos and commercials to his theatrical resume.

He was of the Catholic faith.


He is survived by his sister Katie Howard and husband (Glenn) of Sedalia, brother Kevin O’Neill and wife (Pat) of Bardwell, sister Margaret O'Neill of Watauga, TX, and sister June O'Neill of Princeton, MN, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday December 6 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell, KY.

Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday December 7 at Playhouse in the Park, 701 Gil Hopson Drive, Murray, KY 42071.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Playhouse in the Park, 701 Gil Hopson Drive, Murray, KY 42071.

Published 12:00 AM, Monday Dec. 02, 2019
Updated 09:06 AM, Tuesday Dec. 03, 2019

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