Terry Baird, 61, of Etoile, was born March 21, 1947, in Lufkin, Texas, the son of the late Lorena (Higdon) and Ickey Baird. He passed away Saturday, April 12, 2008, in the Houston VA Hospital.
Terry retired from Lufkin Industries in December 2007. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and being outdoors. He was a member of the Crosstimbers Cowboy Church and a United States Army veteran.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, DeeAnn Baird Cummings and Richard Cummings of Wylie; son and daughter-in-law, Terry II. and Tina Baird of Troup; brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Pat Baird of Diboll; grandsons, Nicholas Cummings of Wylie, Travis Baird of Troup and Terry Baird, III., of Troup; granddaughter, Nichole Cummings of Wylie; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other family members.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening at Gipson Funeral Home.