Obituary of Barry J. Bird
After boldly fighting an ongoing illness for 4 months, Barry J. Bird succumbed to peace on December 14, 2019. His love and dedication to his family was unwaivering. He will forever be missed and his family's love for him will be constant.
Barry was born on March 2, 1957 in Charleston, W.V. and resided in Hurricane, WV throughout his childhood. He moved to Ohio where he met his life-long companion and wife, Renee St. Julian. Their journey together throughout life lasted 47 years.
Barry retired from Morton Salt in 2015. He enjoyed woodworking, cars, football, basketball, playing sudoku, chess, and scrabble, spending time with his family, and monthly lunches with his retired friends.
Barry is survived by Renee and their three loving children, Michael (Jennifer) Bird, Nicholas (Heather) Bird and Stephanie (Kevin) Pikovnik. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Juliannah, Nicholas, Connor and Kaylee; great grandchild, Lincoln; siblings, Larry (Tootie) Bird, Carole Harless, and Connie Sinkovich; in-laws, Ron (Kim), Randy (Naomi), Rachelle, Rick (Cyndi), and Rebecca (Paul); and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ferrell and Selma.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 4-7PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio with a memorial service following at 7:00PM.
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