Brian Myles O’Reilly

January 25, 1950 - June 28, 2023
Brian Myles O’Reilly

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Brian Myles O’Reilly, born on January 25, 1950, in Providence, RI, left this world on June 28, 2023, in Wilmington, NC. Though his time with us was brief, the impact he made during his short life will forever be remembered and cherished.

Brian dedicated himself to his work as a Manufacturing Supervisor in the Wall Paper Industry. Through his leadership and expertise, he contributed greatly to the success and growth of the companies he worked for. His commitment to excellence served as an inspiration to all those who had the privilege of working alongside him.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Brian’s true passion lay in helping others. He found joy and fulfillment through his volunteer efforts with organizations such as the Wilmington Recovering Center, Novant Health New Hanover Medical Center, and the Basilica of Saint Mary Tilston Clinic here in Wilmington. His selflessness and compassion touched the lives of countless individuals, leaving a lasting impression of love and kindness.

Brian was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Hugh Francis O’Reilly, Sr., and Shirley Thornton O’Reilly. He leaves behind a legacy of love and memories that will forever be treasured by his daughters, Sheena Elaine O’Reilly of Wilmington, NC, and Kiera Lee O’Reilly of Atlanta, GA. Additionally, he is survived by his brother, Hugh Francis O’Reilly, Jr. of Chepachet, RI, and a host of dear friends whose lives he enriched.

Services to honor Brian’s life will be held Thursday, July 6, 2023 at Halyburton Park  4099 South 17th Street at Shelter #1, from 3 to 4 PM,  allowing friends and family to come together and celebrate his remarkable journey.

In the meantime, please join us in expressing your condolences and sharing your cherished memories on the “Tribute Wall” at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, located at 1535 South 14th Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. The funeral home can be reached at 910-791-9099.

Brian Myles O’Reilly will forever be remembered as a compassionate soul who positively impacted the lives of those around him. His unwavering spirit and dedication to helping others serve as an inspiration to us all. May his memory continue to shine brightly in our hearts, guiding us to be kind, selfless, and filled with love.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Service, 1535 South 14th Street Wilmington, NC 28405. 910-791-9099

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  • July 07, 2023
    Dianne Russell says:
    Sheena and Kiera, I am so saddened to hear this news. I’m sure he was a wonderful person. After all, he’s left behind two beautiful and amazing daughters that he no doubt felt very proud of. Keep his memories close to your heart and he’ll always be with you. Dianne Russell

  • July 06, 2023
    Layne clark says:
    Shena, Kiera and Gill, There are no words I can say to fill the void that may be left by his death. All the memories good and not so great that tumble around as he moves from this world to the next and u grieve his loss. Just know that we are here to love u and support u … layne and bob

  • July 04, 2023
    Alexis p Roberts says:
    Dear Sheena , Kiera and Gillian, my heart is heavy for your grief. Know that any way I can help I’m here for you. Many hugs Alexis

  • July 03, 2023
    Monica Bass says:
    Sheena and Kiera- I am thinking of you both and sending love your way.

  • July 03, 2023
    hugh f oreilly says:
    Brian i miss you i love you i know that you are no longer in pain please hug mom for us hugh your bro