Bill O’Brien

(William H. O’Brien)

Born: February 25, 1923. Died September 22, 2015, age 92 ½.


Our own Arizona Irish Cowboy, Bill O’Brien, died peacefully at home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, at the foot of his beloved Camelback Mountain, listening to family and friends regale him with his own stories and adventures they shared together. And, if you’re wondering, yes, as he always wanted…

Bill O’Brien died with his cowboy boots on. 

A Celebration of Bill O’Brien’s life will be held November 1, 2015 10:30 to 1 pm at the Irish Cultural Center located on the Roosevelt Light Rail station on Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix, , 1106 North Central Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85004; 602-258-0109.


McCoy, Warren Clarence 89, of Scottsdale passed away on August 29,2015. Warren proudly served in the Army Aircorps, was a member of the Verde Vaqueros and a member of the Scottsdale Mounted Sherrifs Posse. Warren and his wife Cleo and their two children moved to Arizona in April 1962. They celebrated 60 years of marriage on September 4, 2008 Warren survived his wife's passing in 2009. Warren is survived by his children Lynette and Scott (Cathy), granddaughters Nicole Abdy (Nick), Samantha Davis (Justin) and Kristin McCoy, and Great grandchildren Logan and Caitlin Abdy. He will be missed by all.

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