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Billy Birdwell

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[February 23, 2009]  Billy Dean Birdwell, 35, of Lincoln, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009,  in Macon County.

There will be a memorial visitation from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Holland Barry and Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Burial will be on Thursday in Steinbrenner Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.

Billy was born Oct. 2, 1973, in Lincoln to Phillip and Diane Birdwell.

He is survived by his parents, of Sullivan; three sons, Kyle Dean Birdwell, Blayne Birdwell and Kamdyn Birdwell, all of Lincoln; one daughter, Dev'n Gentry of Lincoln; his maternal grandmother, Patricia Cox of Assumption; his paternal grandmother, Inis Birdwell of Lincoln; one sister, Brandy (and Timothy) White of Athens; one nephew, Kole Miller of Athens; one niece, Haleigh White of Athens; and a special cousin and friend, Mike Galvin of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers.

He was involved in high school wrestling and accomplished many things in the program. He graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1991.

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He loved to draw and tattoo.

Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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