August 31, 1948 - July 5, 2016
Michael passed away on July 5, 2016 in the Baylor Garland Hospital. He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend to many. Michael was fourth generation from Ireland. He was born in Lewistown, Montana to Arlene and Daniel O’Reilly. He moved to the Dallas area in the 1970s and has lived in Garland, Texas for over 20 years.
He worked for Hackler Transmission for many years and they treated him like family. His love for watching sports on a big screen television was rarely surpassed. Michael loved to spend time fishing at Lake Texhoma where he leaves behind many friends. He also enjoyed many good years with friends at The Stadium Café.
Michael is survived by his son, Keith O’Reilly; granddaughter Mackenzi Alexis O’Reilly; sisters, Barb McCracken, Mary Satterfield, Theresa Demaris, Cathy Pittman; brothers; Jim O’Reilly, John O’Reilly, Tim O’Reilly, Tom O’Reilly; extended family Cheris “Deb” Killion and Priscilla Hamby Price. He is preceded in death by his sister Pati Jo O’Reilly and brothers; Doug O’Reilly and Eddie Brooks.
Please join us in a memorial service at Aria Funeral Home 19310 Preston Rd. Dallas, TX. A celebration of life to follow in Rowlett, TX.
Daniel “Michael” O’Reilly
August 31, 1948-July 5, 2016