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Thomas "T-Bird" Bird

May 3, 1949 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Thomas "T-Bird" Bird Obituary

Thomas  “T-Bird” Bird, 74, of North Vernon, passed away at 2:37 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent Carmel in Carmel.

Born May 3, 1949, in Lovett, he was the son of the late Reed and Lenora Nell (Holcomb) Bird.

T-Bird worked in assembly for On Spot in North Vernon and had previously worked for Cummins Engine Company in Walesboro. He was a member of the Civil Defense in North Vernon. T-Bird enjoyed going to flea markets and car shows. He liked cars, collecting toy cars, fishing, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His last words were to his daughters, “I love you all, T-Bird”.

Survivors include his daughters, Tammy (Tim) Phelps and Christa Bird, both of North Vernon; brothers, James R. (Bev) Bird and Charles R. Bird, both of North Vernon; grandchildren, Keshia Phelps Little, Dylan Phelps, Addison Jines, Janat Jines, Xander Jackson, and Summer Jines; and great-grandchildren, Grimm Phelps, Grey Phelps, and Greyson Phelps.

He was preceded in death by his parents; significant other, Ruth Bird; and sisters, Dora Lee Young and Judy Bird.

In keeping with his and his family’s wishes, cremation is planned with no services to be held at this time. Arrangements were in the care of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Memorials may be made in honor of Thomas through the funeral home to Smile Train.

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