Mr. Hird was born Jan. 6, 1954, in San Francisco and had lived in Tracy the past 12 years.
Survivors include his wife of two years, Karen L. Hird of Tracy; and two siblings, April Babbitt of Pepperell, Mass., and Bruce Hird of Truckee.
His parents, Harriet C. and Ralph C. Hird, preceded him in death.
The Jan. 4 celebration of life will begin at 2 p.m. at Fry Memorial Chapel, 55 S. Central Ave. An online guest book can be viewed at www.frymemorialchapel.com.
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