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Emil Ardell Birdsong Jr.

February 23, 1943April 23, 2021

Emil Ardell Birdsong Jr., age 78, of Warren, MI passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Warren, MI. Emil was born February 23, 1943 in Detroit, MI, to Emil & Carolyn (Weaks) Birdsong Sr. He married Beatrice Lee Johnson, on September 12, 1981, in Detroit.

Emil is survived by his wife Beatrice, fur baby Miss Cindy Birdsong; mother-in-law Patricia Wolff; in-laws, Thomas Johnson, Benjamin (Ann) Johnson, Edwin (Victoria) Wolff III, Patrick Wolff, Elena (Jason) Michaud; niece Zenaida (Dennis) Sokol; nephews, Jared & Justin Michaud, David Thomas; great nieces & nephews, Preston, Denny, Sydney, Dylan & Brooke. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Judith Perez.

Emil was a graduate of University of Michigan, he received his Master from "Center for Humanistic Studies" and his PHD from Union Institute.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Emil's name, to St Peter's Lutheran Church. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM , at St Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, 23000 Gratiot Ave., Eastpointe, MI 48021.

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  • Beatrice Lee (Johnson) Birdsong, Wife
  • Miss Cindy Birdsong, Fur Baby
  • Thomas Johnson, Benjamin (Ann) Johnson, Edwin (Victoria) Wolff III, Patrick Wolff & Elena (Jason) Michaud, In-laws
  • Jared & Justin Michaud & David Thomas, Nephews
  • Zenaida (Dennis) Sokol, Niece
  • Preston, Denny, Sydney, Dylan & Brooke, Great Nieces & Nephews
  • Emil & Carolyn (Weaks) Birdsong Sr., Parents (deceased)
  • Judith Perez, Sister (deceased)
  • Patricia Wolff, Mother-in-law


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, May 1, 2021


Emil Ardell Birdsong Jr.

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Tom Johnson

April 30, 2021

Deepest sympathies, Bea. May God bless you at this time. Tom and Tina Johnson.

Ralph Brighton

April 26, 2021

Rest in peace fallen cowboy. It was a pleasure to reconnect with you after so many years. I will miss our conversations. May God bless you with eternal peace.

Judy Hull Rakowski

April 26, 2021

Rest In Peace my fellow Detroit Western High cowboy. It was such a pleasure seeing you at the different alumni events You will be greatly missed.