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816 W. Broadway
PO Box 407
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone: 903-342-5211
Joseph Bird

Joseph Lawrence Bird

Sunday, August 23, 1953 - Thursday, November 29, 2018
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On November 29, 2018, Joseph Lawrence Bird succumbed to his battle with cancer at his home surrounded by his loving family. Joe was an avid outdoorsman and a devoted husband, father, brother, grandpa and friend.
He was born on August 23rd, 1953 in Grand Saline to the late Adrian Bird and Grace Bird. He was a retired Mechanical Superintendent for Praxair in Hawkins.
Joseph was preceded in death by parents and brother, Don Bird.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Bird of Hawkins; son, Steven Bird; daughters, Jody Monroe and husband David of Caddo Mills, Tami Isaacs of Hawkins, Kimberlee Anderson and husband Chris of Lindale, Angela Heffner and husband David of Hawkins; brothers, Ray Bird and wife Velta of Winnsboro and Rodney Bird and wife Betty of Hawkins; four grandchildren, Ashley Graves and husband Bubba, Samantha Rose, Dakota Monroe and Savannah Monroe and four great grandchildren, Alyssa, Jasper, Cooper and Sayler.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home 5396 S. State Hwy. 37 Mineola, TX 75773.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at Beaty Funeral Home 5396 S. State Hwy. 37 Mineola, TX 75773 at 11:00 am, T.D. Wilt conducting, interment will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Kidney Cancer Coalition at
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 7, 2018 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, December 7, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Beaty Funeral Home
    5396 S. State Hwy. 37
    Mineola, TX 75773
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 11:00am
    Saturday, December 8, 2018 11:00am
    Beaty Funeral Home
    5396 S. State Hwy. 37
    Mineola, TX 75773
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    T.D. Wilt
    Dakota Monroe
  • Interment

    Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 12:00pm
    Saturday, December 8, 2018 12:00pm
    Rock Hill Cemetery
    Hwy 515 West
    Winnsboro, 75494


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brenda knapp

Posted at 03:07pm
Dear Anita, I am so sorry that you lost Joe to this wretched disease. Both of you were and are true warriors for kidney cancer advocacy and research funding. I hope you can find peace and comfort thru your strong faith and your family. Love and hugs, Brenda

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Posted at 10:00am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. With love & hugs,
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Heidi Westfall

Posted at 10:12pm
Anita and Family, My deepest sympathies to you on the loss of your beloved Joe. I am praying and thinking of you all.
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Nicole Horton

Posted at 03:17pm
Anita, Jody and extended family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Joe. I am very grateful I was able to see him one last time at the family reunion this past summer. Our thoughts are with you and the entire family. I wish we could be there to celebrate his life - it sounds like a wonderful event he would enjoy. I am thankful he is at peace now. My fondest memories of him are making home-made ice cream and visiting your property by the lake. He will be missed. Love Nicole, John, River and our dog Benny

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