Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 24, 2013

Larry W. Bird, Sr.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

SUMRALL, Miss. — SUMRALL, Miss. — Larry W. Bird, Sr., 71, of Sumrall, Miss., died September 21, 2013 at his home. Services were Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, Miss. Before moving to Hattiesburg Mr. Bird resided in Gretna, La. for 33 years. He was a graduate of Bluefield State College, served in the U.S. Navy, was a general contractor and employed as an electrical engineer with GE for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe and Edith "Peggy" Bird.

He is survived by his wife, Rosella P. Bird of Sumrall, Miss.; one daughter, Terena Chauvin of Madisonville, La.; three sons; Larry William Bird II of Columbia, Miss., Ross D. Bird of New Orleans, La. and Timothy R. Bird of Andersonville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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