Howard Laird

Published 3:30 pm Thursday, September 2, 2021

Mr. Howard Laird, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, August 25th, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Homer & Winne Lee Hill Laird; sister, Dorothy Cannon; daughter, Laura Ann Hughes.

Survived by his wife of 25 years, Carolyn Laird; son, Michael (Solange) Laird; daughters, Amanda Laird & Lisa Laird; sister, Ruth Laird (Billy) Talley; step-children, Caroline (Rick) Edwards, Shane (Tracey) Dukes, Rodny (Carla) Henderson, Brian (Lourdes) Henderson; daughter-in-law, Sandra Laird; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Mr. Laird was a retail sales manager and attended Immanuel Baptist Church.

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A memorial service was held on Wednesday, September 1, at 1 p.m. at the Stout & Son Funeral Home in Russiaville, Indiana. Interment followed in the Liberty Baptist Cemetery in Groomsville, Indiana. Family & friends served as active pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Howard’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of local arrangements, 615-444-7007, obituary line, 615-444-7700.