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Robert Birden

July 30, 1931 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 89)

Obituary

Robert Birden, 89, of Brazil, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Holly Brook Memory Care facility in Brazil, Indiana. He was born in Clinton, Indiana on July 30, 1931; the son of Orval Robert and Mary Ellen (Pickard) Birden.

Bob served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He retired from Delco Remy after 30 years and also was  a farmer for many years. Bob had a love for woodworking and was able to travel to a lot of awesome places.

Bob is survived by his granddaughter, Chelsay Birden; four stepchildren Kerri Steele, Danny Williams, Robert Williams and Tim Williams; and seven step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2nd wife Blossom Joan (Shumate) Birden, two children from 1st marriage Mark Birden and Valarie Birden, and four sisters and one twin brother.

He married his second wife, Blossom Joan Shumate in 1978.  He has four stepchildren Kerri Steele, Danny Williams, Robert Williams and Tim Williams; and seven grandchildren.

Bob’s wish was to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date.

Online condolences may be shared with Bob’s family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home.

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