James Richard (Dick) Bird, 68, Yates Center, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Olathe Hospice.
He was born on Dec. 15, 1949, in Clifton Springs, N.Y., to Harold J. Bird and Doris A. (Shantz) Bird. He served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam.
Dick is survived by his wife, Kathy, of the home; three step-children, Rhonda, Angela, and Vincent; and numerous other relatives.
Dick's wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.