Bobby Lee Birdwell, 82, of Greenbrier, passed away on Tuesday October 6, 2020. His remains were cremated. He was the seventh child and the fourth son born to Delwin and Lucille “Dixie” Prince Birdwell on March 26, 1938 in the Barren Plains community. He was educated in the Robertson County schools. Mr. Birdwell served in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army, serving time in England and Thailand. He was of the Baptist faith and was baptized in the creek at the third iron bridge. Mr. Birdwell was a mechanic and enjoyed restoring old cars. His special joy was a 1937 and 1939 Chevy and a 1939 Pontiac.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by five brothers: J.D., Jewel, Grant, Wayne, and Paul Birdwell. Mr. Birdwell is survived by a daughter: Debbie Green of Spring, TX, by his five sisters: Alma Owen of White House, Ruth Ricks of Greenbrier, Helen Baggett of Greenbrier, Marie Haley of Goodlettsville, and Lucille Bell of Ridgetop, and by his two brothers: David Birdwell of Greenbrier and Leonard Birdwell of Cleveland, TN, and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
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