Due to Obi Wans high leadership in the Jedi Council, and the other fact that discovered a clone army that the Kaminoans are building for the Republic, He was quickly made a general in just that. He was made a war hero as he went on to becoming one of the greatest Jedi Nights the council has ever seen.
Unfortunately he raises Anakin Skywalker as a Padawan.... and well you know
Kenobi rescues his former apprentices son Luke Skywalker. He sacrifices himself to save Leia, Chewbacca, Han Solo, and Luke.
Obi Wan uses the power he learns from Qui Gonn to come back and project himself as a hologram using the force, and still mentors Luke.
holy crap you are such a nerd - john
Anakin: Don't say that, master. You're the closest thing I have to a father.
2. What you call someone who knows more about something than you do and you hate to admit it.
A is watching the screen while B plays a game.
A: "Why are you way down here? You should go up THERE for a better shot."
B: "Thank you, Obi Wan Kenobi."
Frustrated computer user to geek: "Something screwed up again. Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope!"