1015 West 5th Street
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
SAMUEL LEWIS BIRDSONG, SR.
Respect You've Known
Samuel Lewis Birdsong, Sr., died Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at his residence
with his family by his side.
A native of Northampton County, he was the son of the late Lewis Birdsong and
Louise Harris Birdsong. Sammy was also preceded in death by his sister, Barbara
Turner. A United States Army Vietnam Veteran, he was a retired carpenter and a
longtime Member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Sammy is survived by his loving wife of 52 years; Linda Odom Birdsong, his sons;
Sam Birdsong and his wife Shannon and Jody Birdsong and his wife Tracy, sisters; Faye Dickens and her husband Pete, Alice Connie, and Hazel Stallings,
Grandchildren; Cody and Dylan Birdsong, Lyndsay Wolfe, and Katie Birdsong, and
his special friends Cliff Stegall and Jimmy McClung.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at
Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Sloan and Rev. Randy Martin officiating.
Burial, with Military Honors, will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery. The family will
receive friends from 10:00 A. M. until 10:45 A.M. at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1405 Bolling
Road, Roanoke Rapids, NC, 27870.