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Eugene Harold "Gene" Bird
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Birth: Dec. 11, 1911
Perry County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1969
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA

Obit: Wednesday, 7-30-1969, DuQuoin Newspaper.

Funeral services for Harold "Gene" Bird, of Du Quoin, who died at 12:25 p.m. July 29 in Marshall Browning Hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from Neal Memorial Chapel with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Rev. Fred E. Fieker will officiate.

A lifetime resident, he was born Dec. 11, 1911, in Perry County to Edel and Lula Mae (Holmes) Bird, both deceased. He married Dale Irene Miller on February 16, 1935 in Du Quoin, IL. She survives.

In failing health for several months, he had benn employed as a utility man for Central Illinois Public Service. He was a member of the Holts Prairie Baptist Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Besides his widow, he is survived by three sons, Donald Eugene Bird of San Bernardino, CA., James Miller Bird of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Jerry Dean Bird; one sister, Hazel Kennedy; three brothers, Elvis of Lowell, IN., Everett of Warrensburg, Il, and Lester Bird of Du Quoin. Three grandchildren als survive.

Friends may call at the Neal Memorial Chapel after 6 p.m. Thursday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edel Bird (1879 - 1964)
  Lula Mae Holmes Bird (1882 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Dale Irene Miller Bird (1914 - 2006)*
 
 Children:
  Donald Eugene Bird (1936 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Irene Bird Kennedy (1904 - 1980)*
  Elvis H Bird (1907 - 1999)*
  Everett Lyle Bird (1909 - 1974)*
  Eugene Harold Bird (1911 - 1969)
  Lester Edel Bird (1917 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: SBird
Record added: May 23, 2008
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Eugene Harold Gene Bird
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Eugene Harold Gene Bird
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