Danny O’Brian, who was George Strait’s longtime agent and a vice president at the Erv Woolsey Company, died Sunday, Jan. 17, in Nashville. He was 73.
The executive joined Woolsey’s company in 1984 and had a guiding hand in Strait’s career. O’Brian, born Frank Whitley Dickey Jr., was a radio disc jockey in Texas and also worked for MCA Records before joining Woolsey.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Anita Dickey; his son, Darrin Dickey; daughter, Darci Taylor; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 22) and a graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (Jan. 23) at Hendersonville Memory Gardens, 353 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Hendersonville Funeral Home is overseeing memorial preparations.
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