Funeral service for Dennis Wade Birdwell will be held at 10 am on Monday, June 6, 2022 at Jennings Chapel in the Bethany Community with Bro. Brian Jennings and Bro. Joe Hendrickson officiating. Burial will follow at McCaskill Cemetery under the direction of Blanchard-St. Denis. The family will receive friends after 6 pm on Sunday, June 5th at Jennings Chapel located at 301 LA HWY 1221, Marthaville, LA 71450. Dennis, 66 years of age and a resident of Marthaville, passed away June 3, 2022. He was born on December 17, 1955 to Harvey and Maxine Birdwell in Pleasant Hill, LA. He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Birdwell; paternal grandparents, George and Lottie Birdwell; and maternal grandparents, Luther and Mattie Jennings. He is survived by his son, Casey Birdwell and wife Tina and daughter, Jamie; mother, Maxine Birdwell; brothers, Bobby Birdwell, Mervin Birdwell and wife Connie, Winston Birdwell and wife Teresa; nieces and nephews, Trey Birdwell and wife Nicole and their children, Carter, Channing, and Aybee; Jennifer Cheramie and husband Ethan and their children, Jackson, Annabelle, and Grayson; Nicole Watkins and husband Jeremy and their children, Nicholas and Luke; Katie Birdwell, and Wesley Birdwell and wife Jenny and their children, Taylor and Wyatt. Dennis had many occupations throughout the course of his life. He retired from being a cattle rancher, the Natchitoches Parish School Board, LA Department of Agriculture and from the Natchitoches Parish Police Jury where he was a road grader. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Randy Hilliard, James Procell, Brian Procell, Justin Bufkin, Justin Free, Joe Jacobs, Forrest Vueleman, and Scottie Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Jody Free, Mike Birdwell, Nolan Patrick, Frank Leone, Chris Birdwell, Trey Birdwell, Wesley Birdwell, and Joe Curl.