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Robert Bird

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Lee Cook officiating. Pallbearers will be Joey Kimmons, Josh Dodson, Chad Kimmons, David Simmons, Derrick Haynes, Steven Donnell, Trevor Allmon and Stevin Curvin.
Friends may call at the funeral home 6-8 p.m. today.
He was born July 19, 1954, in St. Louis, son of the late David Robert and Ruth (Ellis) Bird. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he was a truck driver for B&H Trucking in Union City and was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Pam (Mount) Bird; his daughter, Kristina Kay Donnell of Rives; four sons, Robert David Bird of Nashville, Joey Eugene Kimmons of Monona, Wisc., Neal Kimmons of Union City and Chad Andrew Kimmons of Troy; three brothers, David Bird of Trenton, Richard Bird of Ripley and Larry Bird of Brazil; six sisters, Mary Glass of St. Charles, Mo., Melinda Deall of Lancaster, Va., Ruth Ann Dodson and Margaret Nash, both of Kenton, Brenda Cedena of California and Rebecca Hunt of Fulton; and 13 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Bird; and two sisters, Naomi Finch and Christine Bird.
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