Mr. Eddie Lloyd Baird, Jr., age 93, of Chapel Hill, TN, died Thursday, January 7, 2021. Born in Nashville, TN, Mr. Baird was a son of the late Eddie L. Baird, Sr. and Elizabeth Nave Baird. He retired from AVCO as a supervisor in the production control section. A veteran of the United States Coast Guard, he served as a radar operator aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Gresham and later at the St. George Reef Light Station in California. Mr. Baird was a member of the Riggs Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Dale, Dicky and Bobby Baird; 2 sisters, Sara Baird and Carole Blankenship.
Survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbara Inman Baird of Chapel Hill, TN; a son, Steven (Ronna) Baird of Chapel Hill, TN; a brother, Larry Baird of Hendersonville, TN; a sister, Jane Lester of Watertown, TN; an Aunt, Ruby West of Nashville, TN; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1pm, Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill, TN.
A special thanks to Hospice Compassus nurses, Kristen and Pam as well as nurses aide Brittney. Special thanks to nurse and caretaker, Trina Lonning.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the Church of Christ Disaster Relief Fund, P.O. Box111180, Nashville, TN 37222-1180.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Chapel Hill, TN is in charge of the arrangements. (931)364-2233.
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