Johnny Lee Bird was born on March 4, 1945 to John Bird and Betty Smith(Bird) in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He departed this life on December 14, 2022 surrounded by those who loved him most at the age of 77 years old.
Johnny loved life and lived it to the fullest. He had a huge heart and would help anyone in need. He was always laughing, smiling and joking with everyone. He loved spending time with his friends and family but especially his wife, grandkids and great grandkids. It was his greatest joy was to serve the Lord and encourage anyone he came across to join in his fellowship. His hobbies included tinkering with cars, fixing/building things, fishing, going on adventures and teaching his grandkids about life.
He was an amazing husband, father and grandfather. His life was loving the Lord and his family.
Johnny was proceeded in death by his father John Bird, mother Betty Smith both of Stilwell, Oklahoma, sisters Janie Greyson, Laura Bunch, Lila Gonzales, brothers Ocie Bird, Sammy Bird, Wesley Bird and Fabian Bird.
Those left to cherish Johnny’s memory are his wife, Shirley Bird, his two daughters, Nona Price and husband Jeff, Cheryl Powell and husband Floyd, two nephews/sons Donnie Bird, Dennis Bird, grandkids, Jacob Shell, Megan Shell, Lauren Shell, Kendall Todd, Hayden Price, Krymsen Price, Cheryl Jean Willis, Natasha Bird, Kyle Bird, Delaney McGee, Nikolas Bird, great-grandkids, Jade Henson, Azakiah Ellis, London Ellis.