The Transylvania Times -

Roy G. Bird


October 24, 2016

Roy G. Bird, of Brevard, formerly of Waukegan, Ill., passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.

Born July 11, 1931, in Kalamazoo, Mich., he had lived in Waukegan for many years before retiring to Brevard.

He was retired from the U.S. Government Navy Printing and Publications in Great-Lakes, Ill. After retirement, he worked in the maintenance department of schools and county buildings in Transylvania County. He also served on the Connestee Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years.

He was awarded the Purple Heart during the Korean Conflict while serving in the United States Army.

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