Donald R. Bird, 86, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on December 20th, 2015 at his residence in French Lick, Indiana.
He was born in West Baden Springs, Indiana on February 18th, 1929 to Heber and Omah (Brown) Bird.
Donald married N. Jean Royer in 1951 and she survives.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, (2) Brothers â Bill and Heber Bird Jr. and (1) Sister â Edith Pierce.
Donald graduated from the West Baden Springs High School with the Class of 1947. He retired from the Pluto Corporation where he worked in maintenance. He was a member of the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church and the American Legion Post 149 Phillips-Grigsby in West Baden Springs, Indiana.
Donald served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by:
Wife N. Jean (Royer) Bird French Lick, Indiana
(2) Sons Rick Bird (Connie) French Lick, Indiana
Tim Bird (Cynthia) Jasper, Indiana
(5) Grandchildren Brandy, Jason, Brad, Justin and Timothy Aaron
(7) Great-Grandchildren Darian, Kennedy, Sara, Iain, Callen, Liam, and Ryker
(2) Great-Great-Grandchildren Keira and Cree
Funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. John Moffatt on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church in French Lick, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana.
Friends may call Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Memory of Donald to the American Legion Post 149 Phillips-Grigsby, P.O. Box 115, West Baden Springs, Indiana 47469 or to the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church, 821 S. Indiana Avenue, French Lick, Indiana 47432.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.
Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website â www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.