Graveside services will be held at Westside District Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10:30 for John O'Brien of Bakersfield.

John grew up in Taft and spent his life teaching and coaching at Bakersfield's Standard Middle School, Beardsley Jr. High and North High. He was preceded in death by his parents Al and Frances O'Brien.  He is survived by his sister Pat O'Brien, brother-in-law Lanny Stover, and nieces Emily and Elizabeth.