Jim O'Brien was born James Franklin Oldham in Galveston on November 20, 1939. Oops, something didn't work. When Jim O’Brien passed away in 1983, Lisa Thomas-Laury came on board as co-host of the parade. Please reset your password. He continues to be sorely missed in Philadelphia.∼One of the warmest people ever to work in Philadelphia television was Jim O'Brien. Broadcast Pioneers member Larry Kane told us a story about Jim O'Brien appearing on Channel 10 in 1979. Real Name: William F Oldham. Meteorologist FOX59. View Jim O'Brien’s full profile to. Jim's forecast for October 5, 2020 Jim holds a B.S. 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. Thanks for your help! GREAT NEWS! Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? Jim was a much beloved radio personality, newscaster and weatherman with WPVI TV, Philadelphia. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. 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 . “Dave is a selfless colleague,” Lisa said. Place the pin on the map to plot a location. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. Sorry! * Sep 28, 1987 in Alexandria, Scotland Jim O'Brien, 33, from Scotland Notts County, since 2018 Central Midfield Market value: £270Th. Find Jim Obrien online. Jim O'Brien (IV) (1939–1983) + Add or change photo on IMDbPro » Jim O'Brien was born on November 20, 1939 in Galveston, Texas, USA as James Franklin Oldham. 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. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. Jim O'Brien is terrific and some station out there will definitely be glad to have him. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. We have set your language to Experience. Year should not be greater than current year. Born in Scotland, he represented Ireland at youth international level. Try again later. He married Sandra Jo Hauck, in a small ceremony in Texas. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. Ray Quinn - Ray was the PD who succeeded Jay Cook. A system error has occurred. 6,405 Followers, 543 Following, 990 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jim O'Brien (@jimobrienfox59) × We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. James Franklin Oldham, better known as Jim O'Brien (November 20, 1939 – September 25, 1983) was an American newscaster. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. It was … He died while participating in one of his favorite sports, sky-diving. You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. No animated GIFs, photos with additional graphics (borders, embellishments. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? “The first parade I did without Jim in 1983 was extremely difficult, for all of us,” Dave said. 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. This vintage television listing magazine for The Philadelphia Area-features a color photo of popular weatherman Jim O'Brien plus an article with photos. However, it wasn't long before Jim became the "greatest" weatherman, the Delaware Valley had ever seen! Join Facebook to connect with Jim O'Brien and others you may know. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. Failed to remove flower. Jim O'Brien - Killed in a parachute accident, on September 25, 1983. He wanted to move into TV. Try again later. The viewers will like him too. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. Drag images here or select from your computer for Jim O'Brien memorial. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. Entertainment. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. For more info, visit my "Tribute" page. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. Verify and try again. Try again later. Join to Connect. based on information from your browser. Please select a county or city to continue. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. He spent 6 years on the air,and then moved to television, to WPVI, channel 6, as a sportscaster. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. 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. 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. 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. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. 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. Add to your scrapbook. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Unable to separate the two parachutes, Jim cut himself away, falling to his death while undoubtedly saving the life of his fellow parachuter. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. He was their weathercaster for a brief time, but they couldn't see his talents and was quickly let go. He was born in Galveston in 1939. jim o brien achieved media star status in the delaware valley area because of his wonderful sense of humor and strong personality jim was the weatherman folks turned to both for the weather as well as nightly entertainment his love of parachuting was often a topic of ment during his weather reporting ~ jim o brien essay artifical intelligence mand. He died on September 25, 1983 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA. Big Ron O'Brien - Passed away on April 27, 2008 from Pneumonia. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. Your Scrapbook is currently empty. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. He also anchored some of the earlier (in the day) newscasts, but he will forever be remembered as a weathercaster. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. 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. Oops, we were unable to send the email. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. GREAT NEWS! Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. GREAT NEWS! ... Chief meteorologist Brian Wilkes Weather / 1 day ago. GREAT NEWS! If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Jim O'Brien is a great Chief Meteorologist and its terrible that WLWT can't see that. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. He is now the Market Manager of the Clear Channel cluster in Birmingham, AL. 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Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? Jim's forecast for June 16, 2020. He died while participating in one of his favorite sports, sky-diving. Family members linked to this person will appear here. Jim was buried in Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston, next to his father, Franklin, who died ten years prior. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. 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). See the article in its original context from. WXIN. Viewers looked to Jim Gardner, O'Brien's friend and colleague, to try to make sense of it. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. There is a problem with your email/password. Please try again later. About six months later, he got the nod at Channel 6 as "a try out." Join to Connect. 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. School name: View Jim O'Brien’s full profile to. Long before sophisticated radar and 3D images defined local TV weather broadcasts, Jim O'Brien delivered the forecast with cloud magnets and a smile. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. James John O'Brien (born 28 September 1987) is a professional footballer who plays for Notts County as a Central midfielder. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. Make sure that the file is a photo. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. And that's all … TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. 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Failed to delete memorial. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. Jim O'Brien was born on November 20, 1939 in Galveston, Texas, USA as James Franklin Oldham. This account has been disabled. Jim came to town as a disc jockey, on WFIL, in 1970. Trivia (1) … But channel 5 management never pays attention so how would they know what the viewers like. A veteran of over 800 jumps, his parachute became entangled with the chute of another skydiver. 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. Jim O'Brien Meteorologist at FOX59 Indianapolis, Indiana Area 15 connections. Report this profile; Experience. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Resend Activation Email. 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. He married Sandra Jo Hauck in a small ceremony in Texas. Jim was a much beloved radio personality, newscaster and weatherman with WPVI TV, Philadelphia. It lasted over a decade. A veteran of over 800 jumps, his parachute became entangled with the chute of another skydiver. 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's forecast Toggle header content. Try again. In 1976, he joined the WPVI Channel 6 Action News team as a sports anchor. Meteorologist WXIN. He was born in Galveston in 1939. He died on September 25, 1983 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. But the new co-hosts gelled right away. Dave Parks - Passed away August 24th, 2015. 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! Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Images, Youtube and more on IDCrawl - the leading free people search engine. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. in Atmospheric Science and a B.A. Failed to report flower. To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. Jim O'Brien Meteorologist at WXIN Indianapolis, Indiana Area 1 connection. The man from Waco, Texas, who Philadelphia adopted, as one of their own. 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. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. Education. He came to Philly as a "Boss Jock" on Famous 56, WFIL Radio. The shock stunned O'Brien… As Larry told us, there was a big snowstorm in Philly and City Line Avenue was like a ghost town. 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. he had a canopy collision with another jumper at something like 4 or 500 feet. For help using the website visit our help page or contact support@findagrave.com. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. PHILADELPHIA - November 26, 2013 And word of Jim O'Brien's untimely death hit hard. 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