Lynn Birdwell, age 63, of Cunningham, TN, died on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Gateway Medical Center. He was born on August 3, 1949 in Clarksville, TN to the late Fort Birdwell, Jr. and Juanita Potter Birdwell.
Funeral service will be held 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with Dr. Roger Freeman and Dr. John David Laida officiating. Burial in Black Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. and Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Lynn was a retired manager with Airgas in 1999. He was a former employee of Auto Bumper. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Clarksville and Queen City Masonic Lodge 761.
He is survived by his step mother, Virginia Birdwell of Clarksville, TN; wife, Gayle Black Birdwell of Cunningham, TN; mother-in-law, Verble Black of Cunningham, TN; niece, Amy (Charles) Zimmerman; two nephews, Michael (Jacque) Hodges and Chance Hodges.
Pallbearers will be Chance Hodges, Michael Hodges, Charles Zimmerman, Mark Whitt, Bobby Baggett, Steve Black, David Batson and F.C. Lehman. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Country Diner Morning Crew.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Black Cemetery Fund, c/o Elaine Bearden, 4519 Louise Road, Cumberland Furnace, TN 37051.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN, 931-645-6488www.neal-tarpley.com