BIRT, Arnold N., age 73, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away after a long illness, on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Arnold is survived by his four children: Sherry & Chris Heeter, Arnold & Carol Birt, Anthony Birt, and Michelle Birt; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He retired from General Motors after 33 years. Arnold will be sincerely missed by all who knew him. Services will be held at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME – Belmont Chapel, 648 Watervliet at Fauver, on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm with Chaplain David Rusk officiating. Family and friends may call on the funeral home from 10:00 am until the time of services. Burial will take place at Woodland Cemetery.