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Robert Leroy Bird
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1939
Death: Nov. 20, 2009


Robert L. Bird, 69 passed away on Friday, November 20, 2009 in Orange Park, FL. Robert was a resident of the Orange Park area since 1981 and Baptist by faith. Mr. Bird honorably served his nation in the United States Navy for 20 years and retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 1978. He served his country during the Vietnam conflict aboard the aircraft carrier Shangri-la and during the Cuban missile crisis in Mayport, Florida. He served at Cecil field as a radar technician. He also served in Midway Island as a GCA radar operator. In Brunswick, GA he served as an instructor of electronics. He retired stationed at Virginia Beach with the Nav Aid Support Unit. He is survived by his wife, Giselle Bird; sons, Robert (Michele) and Les (Connie) Bird; grandchildren, Miranda, Michaela, Dominic, Max, Logan and Mckenna; several nieces and nephews. Robert will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. Graveside services with full military honors will be held on Friday, November 27, 2009, 10:30 AM at Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL with Dr. Paul Fowler officiating.
Florida Times Union, Nov 25 2009 
Jacksonville National Cemetery
Duval County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Nov 25, 2009
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- Blkshu-USN
 Added: Nov. 25, 2009
Thank you for your service
- Sue Fitzpatrick
 Added: Nov. 25, 2009

- Susan
 Added: Nov. 25, 2009

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