Mark O'Bryan

Mark O’Bryan, 59 of Taylorville, passed away at 10:01p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022 in his home.  He was born on March 8, 1963 in Springfield, the son of Joseph Richard and Marilyn Ruth (Spresser) O’Bryan.  He married Wendy Lee Hunt on November 22, 2008 in Taylorville.


Mark worked at Buhler Design Corrugating and previously worked at Kennedy Metal Products.  Mark and Wendy were co-owners of Taylorville Monogram for the last 12 years.  Mark was an avid fisherman and enjoyed fishing locally and from a young age, enjoyed countless salmon fishing trips to Michigan.  He also loved spending time outside gardening and had a passion for fireworks.  

He is survived by his wife: Wendy O’Bryan of Taylorville; stepson: Toby Schulte (Shelby) of Illiopolis; granddaughter: Paisley Schulte; siblings: John O’Bryan (Stephanie) and Loretta O’Bryan both of Taylorville; nieces and nephew: Kelly Schmitz of St. Louis, Trevor O’Bryan of Taylorville, and Chelsey O’Bryan of Springfield; great nephews: Rafe, Kyle, Dane, and Reid Schmitz; and mother-in-law: Delores Hunt of Taylorville.  He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law: William Hunt.

Mark will be cremated, and the family will host a celebration of his life at a later date.  Memorials may be left to Christian County Animal Control.  McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.


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