GREAT NEWS! Try again later. Jim O'Brien Meteorologist at FOX59 Indianapolis, Indiana Area 15 connections. He married Sandra Jo Hauck, in a small ceremony in Texas. Jim O'Brien's forecast Toggle header content. He also Hosted " Prime Time " on WPVI In Philadelphia until his death on September 25, 1983 In a Skydiving Accident Over The New Hanover Township Airport .He is sadly missed by all in the Philadelphia Tri-State Area who watched Jim Every Day . Jim O'Brien is on Facebook. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Oops, something didn't work. It was … The shock stunned O'Brien… Report this profile; Experience. He died while participating in one of his favorite sports, sky-diving. No animated GIFs, photos with additional graphics (borders, embellishments. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. Sorry! He was born in Galveston in 1939. He spent 6 years on the air,and then moved to television, to WPVI, channel 6, as a sportscaster. Jim O'Brien is a great Chief Meteorologist and its terrible that WLWT can't see that. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Images, Youtube and more on IDCrawl - the leading free people search engine. Born in Scotland, he represented Ireland at youth international level. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. RJ, who had a fascination with weather as a young child, was convinced that he wanted to become a weatherman when Jim O’Brien — the WFIL radio broadcaster — became a weekend television weatherman. Jim O'Brien is terrific and some station out there will definitely be glad to have him. The organisers described the meeting as a “strictly private event” and barred access to “politicians, media and NGOs”, according to organiser, Jim O’Brien, an energy consultant. Viewers looked to Jim Gardner, O'Brien's friend and colleague, to try to make sense of it. A friend just reminded me that it's now been 30 years since Jim O'Brien, beloved Channel 6 weatherman and on-air personality extraordinaire, died in a parachuting accident. There was an error deleting this problem. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. A television weatherman, Jim O'Brien, 43 years old, died today when he plunged to the ground in a sky dive at a small airport, officials said. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. He is now the Market Manager of the Clear Channel cluster in Birmingham, AL. Please try again later. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. Failed to report flower. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. PHILADELPHIA - November 26, 2013 And word of Jim O'Brien's untimely death hit hard. There is a problem with your email/password. Meteorologist WXIN. However, he had to go to WCAU-TV to do it. you are talking about Jim o'Brien. “The first parade I did without Jim in 1983 was extremely difficult, for all of us,” Dave said. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. He came to Philly as a "Boss Jock" on Famous 56, WFIL Radio. Jim O'Brien was born James Franklin Oldham in Galveston on November 20, 1939. He died while participating in one of his favorite sports, sky-diving. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. He was their weathercaster for a brief time, but they couldn't see his talents and was quickly let go. o'briens canopy was still inflated but after a short exchange of words ,he cutaway at about 200 feet.delayed a short period then pulled his square reserve at about 100 feet.the date was sept. 23 1983 at the old united parachute club in new hanover pa. As Larry told us, there was a big snowstorm in Philly and City Line Avenue was like a ghost town. Channel 10 thought it would be nice to do a live shot on the lawn of Channel 10 with Larry's back towards City Line (and Channel 6). Real Name: William F Oldham. Meteorologist FOX59. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. Failed to remove flower. Jim's forecast for October 5, 2020 To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Jim O'Brien was born on November 20, 1939 in Galveston, Texas, USA as James Franklin Oldham. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. Family members linked to this person will appear here. A television weatherman, Jim O'Brien, 43 years old, died today when he plunged to the ground in a sky dive at a small airport, officials said. This vintage television listing magazine for The Philadelphia Area-features a color photo of popular weatherman Jim O'Brien plus an article with photos. Jim O'Brien was the stage name of James Franklin Oldham (November 20, 1939 – September 25, 1983), who came to Philadelphia in 1970 to become a disc jockey at radio station WFIL-AM, after short stints at KHJ in Los Angeles and WOR-FM in New York City. * Sep 28, 1987 in Alexandria, Scotland Please select a county or city to continue. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. Video. He also anchored some of the earlier (in the day) newscasts, but he will forever be remembered as a weathercaster. Jim O'Brien - Killed in a parachute accident, on September 25, 1983. Failed to delete memorial. To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. Please reset your password. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Jim O'Brien I found on Findagrave.com. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. But the new co-hosts gelled right away. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. ). School name: View Jim O'Brien’s full profile to. Jim was buried in Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston, next to his father, Franklin, who died ten years prior. The death of Mr. O'Brien, who appeared on WPVI, Channel 6, in Philadelphia, was confirmed by the station's news director, Bob Feldman. Jim O'Brien Meteorologist at WXIN Indianapolis, Indiana Area 1 connection. Jim O’Brien Jim O’Brien has been covering the ups and downs of Indiana weather for 18 years, eight of those right here at FOX59! Oops, we were unable to send the email. He died on September 25, 1983 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? The man from Waco, Texas, who Philadelphia adopted, as one of their own. Jim was a much beloved radio personality, newscaster and weatherman with WPVI TV, Philadelphia. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. In 1976, he joined the WPVI Channel 6 Action News team as a sports anchor. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. A veteran of over 800 jumps, his parachute became entangled with the chute of another skydiver. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. However, it wasn't long before Jim became the "greatest" weatherman, the Delaware Valley had ever seen! The inaugural meeting of a newly formed climate sceptic group, the Irish Climate Science Forum (ICSF), took place in Dublin on Thursday night, DeSmog UK can reveal. It has been just a little over a year since WPVI-TV weatherman Jim O'Brien met his death miscalculating a sky-dive over New Hanover Township, Montgomery County. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. View Jim O'Brien’s full profile to. We have set your language to James John O'Brien (born 28 September 1987) is a professional footballer who plays for Notts County as a Central midfielder. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. For more info, visit my "Tribute" page. Try again later. But channel 5 management never pays attention so how would they know what the viewers like. Thanks for your help! Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. It lasted over a decade. A system error has occurred. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. Education. 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Ray Quinn - Ray was the PD who succeeded Jay Cook. Dr. O'Brien received his bachelor's degree from Rutgers University in 1957, after which he served as a weather officer in the U.S. Air Force. The viewers will like him too. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Add to your scrapbook. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. He then entered Texas A&M University at College Station to earn his master's degree and Ph.D. in meteorology, and completed his post-doctoral work at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. Unable to separate the two parachutes, Jim cut himself away, falling to his death while undoubtedly saving the life of his fellow parachuter. Dave Parks - Passed away August 24th, 2015. Jim came to town as a disc jockey, on WFIL, in 1970. James Franklin Oldham, better known as Jim O'Brien (November 20, 1939 – September 25, 1983) was an American newscaster. Entertainment. When Jim O’Brien passed away in 1983, Lisa Thomas-Laury came on board as co-host of the parade. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. About six months later, he got the nod at Channel 6 as "a try out." Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Drag images here or select from your computer for Jim O'Brien memorial. They had two daughters: actress Peri Gilpin, who played the beloved character Roz Doyle on the television program Frasier, and Patti Jo Oldham. He was born in Galveston in 1939. Please try again later. FOX59. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. A veteran of over 800 jumps, his parachute became entangled with the chute of another skydiver. Jim's forecast for June 16, 2020. Year should not be greater than current year. Jim O'Brien Fox 59 Weatherman Jim Cantore Jim O'Brien Reporter Jim O'Brien Football Jim O'Brien WXIN Channel 6 Action News Anchors David Murphy 6Abc Former 6Abc News Reporters Channel 6 Philadelphia Anchors Jim O'Brien Colts Channel 10 News Philadelphia Anchors Jim O'Brien Death Chris Warren Meteorologist ABC News Philadelphia Anchors Jim Cantore Meme Jim O'Brien Coach Jim O'Brien … See the article in its original context from. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. based on information from your browser. Long before sophisticated radar and 3D images defined local TV weather broadcasts, Jim O'Brien delivered the forecast with cloud magnets and a smile. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. 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