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Clarence G. Bird

Clarence Glen "Mick" Bird, 95, of Clendenin, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, following a short illness. Mick was the son of the late Lonnie L. and Eva (Shafer) Bird and step-mother, Helen Mae Bird. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, William Hoyt Bird, Carl Bird and John Paul Bird; sisters, Ruth Litton and Eva Ricketts; and grandson, Daniel Paul Bird II.

He was a member of Thorofare Community Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in WWII. He was also a retired supervisor in construction for Union Carbide after 42 years of service. Mick was also a charter board member of Clendenin Little League.

Mick is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Nona (Shamblin) Bird; sons, Daniel "Harley" (Cindy) Bird of Clendenin, William "Bill" (Penny) Bird of Friendly, David "Squirrel" (Pam) Bird, Steven "Moose" (Jeannie) Bird and Mike "Clyde" Bird all of Clendenin; daughter, Rebecca "Becky" (Mike) Sholes of Clendenin; sisters, R. Carolyn Weyant of Somerset, Pa., Betty (Don) Barbarow of Ripley, Pat (Jim) Galbreath of Mineral Wells, Mary "Tenny" Bird of Clendenin, Shirley Jo (Chris) Stone of Wendell, NC; brother, and Don (Helen) Bird of Sissonville; grandchildren, Mandy (David), Adam (Chelsie), Molley (Todd), Emily, Scott, Brian (MaryAnna), Buffy and Coleman; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Harley, Houston, Hayley, Ryan, Matthew, Allie Grace and Averie.

Mick's funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 28 at Matics Funeral Home, Clen-denin with Pastors Claude Holley Jr. and Greg Estep officiating. Burial will be at Shamblin Cemetery, Thorofare Road, Clendenin. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hubbard Hospice House of Charleston.

Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin is serving the Bird Family.


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