Don Christopher Bird, 52, of Yellville, Arkansas, formerly of Wisconsin, died Sunday, July 16, 2023, in Atkins, Arkansas. He was born April 7, 1971, to Doyle & Betty (Munndel) Bird, and was married to Shelly (Edwards) Bird.\n\nHe is survived by his wife, Shelly, and their three children: Katelynn Edwards, Kody Beaman, and Karah Beaman; and ten grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.\n\nDon loved his grandbabies more than anything else in the world. They affectionately call him “Poppa.” He loved fishing and going to music festivals & concerts. He was loved and looked up to my so many people.\n\nDon was a 15-year veteran of the U.S. Army and served overseas. In commemoration of his military service, Don's cremains will be interred in the Wisconsin State Military Park.\n\nCremation arrangements were carried out by the J. Herman Humphrey Dignity Cremation Center at Humphrey Funeral Service in Russellville.