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Jeffrey Lynn ‘J.B.’ Birt Sr.


Jeffrey Lynn “J.B.” Birt Sr., 55, of St. Paris, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Urbana.

He was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 7, 1957, a son of Donald Eugene Birt and Virginia Ann Wallace Hulbert. He was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Virginia and Junior Robert Hulbert; wife Paula, whom he married Sept. 6, 2008; son, Jeffrey Birt Jr. of Urbana; daughters, Amy Birt of Urbana and Brandi Birt of St. Paris; stepdaughter, Crystal (Brandon Dankworth) Helms of Quincy; stepsons, Joe Helms, Dakoda Helms and Brandon Helms, all of St. Paris; five grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald (Denise) Birt of Bellefontaine and Kurt (Lorie) Hulbert of Huntsville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A 1976 graduate of Indian Lake High School, he loved to camp, fish and play video games and enjoyed the Dallas Cowboys, Ohio State Buckeyes and NASCAR.

A memorial service is at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Walter & Smith Funeral Home, 642 S. Main St., Urbana, with visitation to follow.

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