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George Nathaniel Bird, 90-years-old, passed away on February 11, 2019. He was a native of Colorado Springs and retired as a heavy equipment operator from Operating Engineers Union Number 9.

George was born on April 24, 1928 to William E. Bird and Mamie Catherine (Hilton) Bird. He was happiest when surrounded by family and loved camping, water skiing, fishing, hunting and operating various heavy equipment throughout the state of Colorado. He was also especially fond of a good pair of western boots. George served in the United States Naval Reserve.

George is survived by his three sons: Fred (Kathy); Jerry (Janice) and Terry; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Patricia Louise; his parents and his sisters: Charlotte Bruce and Katherine Fields.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, February 19, at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Inurnment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

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  1. My favorite memory of George was at a barn dance many moons ago. I believe hosted by Fred and Kathy. We danced holes in our boots that night. He was authentic and gentle. We’ll say a prayer for you. God Bless.

  2. We are so sorry for your loss. When this happens in our family we need more than human strength. God and his Son can provide what we need. Please review these scriptures : John 5:28-29 “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, and those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.” Revelation 21:4 “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes,and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

  3. We are so sorry to hear of George’s passing. We met him when my Mom and Dad moved to Winslow Court. He was one of their first friends there. They ended up sitting together for meals everyday. When my Dad died… he remained friends with my Mom Bonnie. Rest in Paradise George…

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