Roger Birdsall, 73, of Sheffield, died Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Sheffield Care Center. Memorial reception will be held Saturday, January 12 11:00 am- 1:00 pm at Ridgestone Golf and Country Club in Sheffield.
Jerry Roger Birdsall was born September 9, 1939 in Hampton, a son of Thomas and Madeliene (Paul-Bell) Birdsall. He was educated and graduated from the Hampton High School.
Roger worked at the Ready Mix plant in Hampton becoming the plant manager for several years. He then became the plant manager for the Ready Mix plant in Davenport, a post he held for over 14 years until he retired in 2003.
Roger was united in marriage with Delores (Evans) Wiemann on December 21, 1974 at their home in Sheffield.
Roger was active in his community being involved with the Jaycees, Lions, Sheffield Care Center Board and the Deerfield Place Assisted Living Board. He was also on the Sheffield Zoning Advisory Committee. He enjoyed spending his time woodworking and golfing and playing cards in the "Cribbage Den."
Living family members include his wife: Dee; children: Lori (Kim) Ruddick; Steven (Charlotte) Birdsall; Timothy (Joni) Birdsall; Neil Birdsall; Nicholas (Krisha) Birdsall; step children: Chuck (Julie) Wiemann; Lesly Wiemann; Kelly Wiemann and Terry Wiemann; 16 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren: half-brother: Garry (Brenda) Bell; special Aunt: Selma 'Sally' Birdsall; cousins, nieces, nephews, loyal classmates and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
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