Charles Washington “Buck” Baird, age 92, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died, Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Baird, was born in Northampton County, NC the son of the late Edward Lee Baird and Elizabeth Harper Baird. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II and the Korean War. He was the President of Buck Baird’s Welding, Inc.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Williams Baird, a sister, Hazel B. Robertson, and two brothers, Thomas Edward Baird and Milton Baird.
Surviving are: two daughters, Barbara Parrett and her husband T.J., of High Point, NC; Edwina Baird of Roanoke Rapids, NC; three grandchildren, Lou Parrett Grove, Todd Parrett and Allison Jenkins; six great-grandchildren, Nyle Anthony Grove, Isabel Mae Parrett, Joslyn Parrett, Tre Parrett, Charlesanna Jenkins and Katlyn Jenkins.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 2:00 PM, in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC, with James Warren Cook, Jr. officiating Masonic Rites. The family will receive following the service. Arrangements in the care of Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service