David Jon O’Reilly – Cumberland

David Jon O’Reilly – Cumberland

David Jon O’Reilly, 45, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020.

Born in Providence, he was the son of Paula (Landry) O’Reilly and the late Michael O’Reilly. David resided in Cumberland for the majority of his life.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his brothers, Michael O’Reilly and his wife, Heather, of Pomfret, Conn.; Jeffrey O’Reilly and his partner, Billy Gesterling, of Woonsocket, R.I.; as well as one sister, Tracy Purvis, and her husband, David Purvis, of Douglas, Mass. He is also survived by his companion, Dawn Simeone.

David loved his niece Hannah and his nephews, Michael, Nathan, and Jacob.

David was a lifelong professional painter. He was an artist in his craft and took pride in the quality of his work. He also worked for Universal Fasteners in Cumberland for two years as a driver and a dispatcher.

David loved spending time in Onset at the Cape with his family. While there, he loved fishing by the bridge, kayaking, and relaxing on the beach. He was a big fan of the Red Sox and the Patriots. David had a love of music, especially jam bands like Phish, The Grateful Dead, and String Cheese. He loved traveling to shows with his brother and friends.

David was truly a humble soul with a heart of gold. He will be tremendously missed by his family and friends. We know he is now resting in piece with Dad, who he considered his best friend. We love you forever and always, David.

David’s celebration of life will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland, R.I.

For the online memorial, visit jjduffyfuneralhome.com .