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Richard Rodney Laird Sr.

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Richard Rodney Laird Sr. Obituary
Richard Rodney Laird, Sr.

Funeral services for Richard Rodney Laird, Sr. will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, January 20, 2013 in the Oak Hill Baptist Church of Oakdale with the Reverend Charles Robertson and Reverend Greg Willis officiating. Committal services will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery of Oakdale under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale.

Richard, 55, of Oakdale, entered eternal rest on Thursday, January 17, 2013 in Alexandria. He was born on July 16, 1957 in Oakdale to the union of Lennox and Dovie Fee Laird. He was a butcher. He was a loving son, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend.

He is preceded in death by his father, Lennox Laird, Sr.; and son, Richard Rodney "Little Ricky" Laird, Jr.

He leaves behind his loving family to cherish his memory, his mother, Dovie Laird of Oakdale; one daughter, Margaret Laird of Oakdale; one son, Timothy Laird and wife, Reba of Oakdale; five brothers, Lennox Laird, Jr. and wife, Donna of Mittie, Leo Laird of Oakdale, Wilks Laird of Oakdale, Cecil Laird of Oakdale, and Clarence Ray Laird and wife, Jennifer of Oakdale; four sisters, Dorothy Dixon and husband, Bill of Oakdale, Veri Phillips and husband, Thomas of Oakdale, Peggy Dickens and husband, Kenneth of Oakdale, and Margie Lambright and husband, L.C. of Oakdale; three grandchildren, Jackson Laird, Rozailynn Laird, and Brentlee Cotten; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers to serve will be Cecil Laird, Klint Kimsay, Heath Mason, Dusty Willis, Jeremy Ware, and Clarence Ray Laird. Honorary pallbearers to serve will be Leo Laird, Justin Laird, Noah Laird, Shane Picard, and Jason Shane Dixon.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 5 pm through 10 pm and Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 8 am until time of service at the church.


Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 19, 2013
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