Tahlequah Daily Press


March 24, 2014

Floyd Bluebird

TAHLEQUAH — Floyd Bluebird, Tahlequah resident, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, at his home. He was 77 years of age.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 24, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Brother D.J. McCarter officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenleaf Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home.

Floyd Bluebird was born on Oct. 4, 1936, in Rocky Ford. He was one of 11 children born to Jim and Nancy (Belt) Bluebird.

He was baptized in the New Mission Church in Rocky Ford. Floyd was married to Eliza Smith on Feb. 29, 1960 in Tahlequah.

He was employed by Lake Region Electric as a brush crew foreman for many years.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, whether it was just gathering with family and friends, to watching his grandkids playing soft ball and other sports.

He also enjoyed playing music and just driving around seeing the different sites in the area.

Floyd is survived by two sons, Larry Bluebird and wife Betsy, and David Bluebird and wife Terri, both of Welling; three daughters, Barbara Garrison, Paula Bluebird, and Diane Smith, all of Tahlequah.

Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Rhoda Davis of Oaks; and two brothers, Jack Bluebird of Oaks and Phillip Bluebird and his wife Peggy of Shady Grave.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; brothers, Rufus Bluebird and Dennis Bluebird; and sisters, Mary Maddox, Geneva Scott, Shirley Case, Bessie Davis and Maudie Watson.

Hart Funeral Home, 1506 N. Grand, (918) 456-8823.

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