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Rodney Lewis Bird
Resided in Rapid River, MI
Died September 05, 2013
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Rapid River, MI

Rodney Lewis Bird, age 78, of 8925 Co 513 T Road, Rapid River, MI passed away Thursday September 5, 2013 at his residence in Rapid River.

Rodney was born April 4, 1935 in Holly, MI. He worked as a logger throughout the majority of his life. Rod enjoyed bow hunting and gardening and he was an excellent fisherman and carpenter.

Survivors include:
Son: Clay Bird of Rapid River
Daughters: Cindy (Tom) Burgess, Chris (Erik) Bourdon and Cheryl and Mike Syers.
Brothers: Don (Debra) Bird, Junior Bird and Loren Bird
Sister: Mary Miller
16 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
Special friend: Harold “Fuzz” Heit

In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his siblings.

According to Bud’s wishes, private funeral services will be held by his family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the Bird family.

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