Roger Bird

Ware Shoals – Roger D Bird, 87, husband of Janice Ouzts Bird, of Ware Street, died Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his home.

Born in Independence, MO, he was a son of the late Homer and Elimina Micheal Bird. He was of the Baptist Faith and was retired from the Boeing Company at NASA and Lockheed-Martin Company at Cape Canaveral, FL. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving are his wife of the home, a daughter, Connie Hall of Jacksonville, FL, a sister,
Wanda Locke of Portland, OR,  four grandchildren , and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by two daughters, Patricia  Marie Bird and Rodlyn Sue Brown, two brothers, Claud Bird and Everett Bird, and two sisters, Judy Shiflet and Pauline Johnson.

Private family services with limited seating will be held at 11 AM Monday at Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals, with Rev. Leon Jones officiating. Masks and social distancing are required. Live streaming will be available at Burial with Military honors will follow at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home and will speak to friends after the service at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to Ware Shoals First Baptist Church, or to the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be made at

Service Details

  • Date: Monday, July 27, 2020
  • Time: 11 AM
  • Place: Private Family Services at Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals
    (Limited Seating, Masks and Social Distancing required)
  • Cemetery: Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Military Honors
  • Visitation: After the service at the Cemetery.
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