COLEMAN — Funeral services for Buddy Bird, 64, of Coleman, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Coleman, with the Rev. Rex Boggs officiating assisted by the Rev. John Stanislaw. Burial will follow at the Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Stevens Funeral Home.

He died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Richardson.

He was born Feb. 3, 1953 in Breckenridge to Floyd Carrol Bird Sr. and Ima Fay Bedford Bird. 

Survivors include his wife, Becky Bird of Coleman; his children, Brian Bird and wife Mandy of Eastland, Shane Bird and wife Tessa of Eastland, Tiffni Darden and husband Ray of Eastland, Josh Bird of Coleman; one brother, Jerry Barry and wife Sherry of Burkburnett; one sister, Marsha Barry and husband Russ Jones of Destin, Florida; step-daughter, Kristi Shine and husband, Eric; 13 grandchildren, Peyton Bird, Katelyn Bird, Stephen Bird, Chase Bird, Taylor Bird, Brooklyn Bird, Wyatt Darden, Ashley Darden, Brayden Bird, Blakelyn Bird, Eric Shine Jr., Kazleigh Shine, Erris Faye Shine; brother-in-law, Tim Ehrler of Coleman; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Carolyn Maddox and Donna Ehrler.