Rexford Bird, known as Rick to his family and friends, is a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be remembered for so many things, but here are a few gems.
Rick loved taking family and friends boating. The fun experiences he created left a lasting impact on everyone lucky enough to join those memorable lake trips. He was also an enthusiastic supporter of Los Angeles sports teams, and his passion for Dodgers baseball was unmatched. He enjoyed bringing friends and family to games and faithfully watched and followed his teams.
Rick possessed a remarkable mental sharpness and had an amazing ability to recall numbers and details quickly. Whether it was memorizing stats about his favorite players and teams or remembering important phone numbers, Rick remembered it all.
As a bargain hunter, Rick loved the thrill of finding great deals and discounts. Whether it was finding the best deals on everyday items or planning big events, he had an ability to strategize and get things done in the most resourceful and effective way possible.
His love for his family was evident in the way he made everyone feel. Rick’s humor and genuine interest drew others to him and he was loved by all of us.
Rick was not only passionate about sports, friends, and connecting with his family, but he was also known for his generous nature. He had a big heart and was always willing to give his time and resources to help others. When it came to his friends and family, Rick was a dependable and supportive presence. His loved ones knew they could count on him whenever they needed someone to lean on. Rick created a strong foundation of trust in his relationships, leaving a lasting impact on the people who had the privilege of knowing him.
Rick, we have been lucky to know you. We love you. We will continue to carry with us the things we learned from you.