Obituary published Dec. 27, 2012 in The Mexico Ledger

Dennis Lee Bird, 67, of Fulton passed away at his home on December 24, 2012. He was born October 14, 1945 in Mexico, Mo., the son of the late Richard and Lucille (O'Rourke) Bird.
Dennis was united in marriage to Linda Coleman on April 8, 1972 in Mexico. She preceded him in death in November 16, 1984. He was united in marriage to Linda Sue Joe on March 2, 2002 in Auxvasse. She survives at their home.
Along with his wife, Dennis is survived by four sons, Dennis Bird, Jr. and his wife Jodie of Fulton, LeRoy Bird of Fulton, Chuck M. Peters of Fulton, and Loy Peters of Mexico; daughter, Mary Peters of Tx.; and brother Richard Bird.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Linda; his brother, Ronnie Bird; and half-sister, Dorothy LaBoube.
It was Dennis's wish to be cremated.
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