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 Lester Edel Bird

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Lester Edel Bird

  • Birth 4 Aug 1917 Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 22 May 1991 Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 27022792

Lester is the son of Edel and Lula Mae (Holmes) Bird. He married Vestal Virginia York on May 14, 1949 in Hernando, MS. They had two children: Cynthia and Randall Bird.

Lester retired from the maintenance dept. of the Du Quoin Packing Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division. He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Good Conduct Medals.


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WW II, U.S. Army


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  • Created by: SBird
  • Added: 23 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27022792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester Edel Bird (4 Aug 1917–22 May 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27022792, citing Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by SBird (contributor 47004792) .