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Herschel H. Bird

December 14, 1943 - December 8, 2016

Herschel Homer Bird, age 72, of Frisco, Texas passed away on December 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. He was born on December 14, 1943 in Dallas, Texas to Margaret (Smith) and Knowles Bird. On November 13, 1964, Herschel married Betty Louise Dean in Denton, Texas.

Herschel is survived by his wife, Betty Bird of Frisco, Texas; six children, Jane Kearney (Dutton) of Hillsdale, Michigan, Beth McAdams (David) of Frisco, Texas, John David Bird (Sabrina) of Alba, Texas, Robert Bird (Aimee) of Allen, Texas; Charles Bird (Mellisa) of Allen, Texas and Chris Bird of McKinney, Texas; twenty-three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sister, Faith Cheng of Chicago, Illinois; two brothers, Charles Bird (Clare) of Waxahachie, Texas and Tom Bird (Pat) of Houston, Texas; several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Herschel is preceded in death by his brother, Dwight Bird; sister, Jane Bird; parents, Margaret and Knowles Bird. 

Family and friends are invited to a Visitation on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 8520 Main Street, Frisco, Texas 75033, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  A Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home in Frisco on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM.. Interment will follow at Ridgeview West Memorial Park in Frisco.

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I am so sorry to know of Herschel's death. I have great memories of the Bird family in Dallas. I'll pray for you and your family during these difficult holiday remembrances. Marilyn Levings Rangel, December 31, 2016 I'm so glad he was my Uncle. So many great memories. I am going to miss him. Jan Cheng, December 14, 2016 Deepest condolences during this difficult time. May our Lord unite your family with His comfort and peace. Richard & Judy Gallimore Judy Gallimore, December 13, 2016 I am honored and blessed to have known Herschel. He was a true blessing in mine and Baylee's life. We will remember him in our heart. Our deepest condolences. Prayers of peace and love to you all. Janel Hendrixson, December 12, 2016