LAIRD, ROY THOMAS - age 76, of Powell, Tennessee, died on March 10, 2014. Roy was born on December 3, 1937, in San Francisco, California, to Harvey Charles and Blanche Spencer Laird. He honorably served his country as an aviation mechanic in the US Navy and later as a civil service firefighter. While in the Navy, he married Sandra Mary Prokop Meijer, and together they had their daughter, Alicia Elizabeth, both whom survive him. Roy is also survived by his four sisters, Carole, Judith, MaryEllen and Wendy; three grandchildren, Timothy, David and Marina Williams; son-in-law, Thomas Williams; and nephew, Robert "Robby" Laird. Roy and Robby enjoyed their fishing and camping adventures. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harold; sister, Kathleen; second wife, JoAnn. At Roy's request there were no funeral services. Cremation has taken place and his ashes will be scattered at sea in accordance with his wishes. Roy's family would like to thank May Fisher for taking such good care of him. Click Funeral Home and Cremation, 9020 Middlebrook Pike is serving the Laird family. www.clickfh.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2014