OBITUARY

James Ray Birdsong Jr.

April 11, 1948May 8, 2019

James "Jim" Ray Birdsong Jr., of Montevallo, Alabama passed away on Wednesday May 8, 2019 at the age of 71. He was born April 11, 1948. Jim served 25 years as the Deputy Director of Calera and Montevallo Public Housing Authorities. Jim was a true southern gentlemen, when he was not serving his community; he enjoyed bass fishing, raising black angus cattle, Alabama football, and a relaxing round of golf. His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Jim is Preceded in death by his parents, James and Brenace Birdsong; and brother-in-law Mark Swanner.

He is Survived by his son, Jonathan Birdsong; daughter, Amanda Ferguson (Alex); grandchildren, Jacob Birdsong, Kallie Birdsong, Madelyn Ferguson, and Kyler Ferguson; sister, Jan Swanner; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Jim will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

A Visitation will be held at Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo) Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM. A Graveside Service will be held at New Home Cemetery in in Wedowee, Alabama on Saturday May 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Funeral Servce Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, May 11, 2019

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