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Oren "Leonard" Baird

1937 - 2015 Obituary Condolences

Oren "Leonard" Baird was born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, on Jan. 16, 1937.

He married Margie Marie 'Babe" Duke on February 3, 1959 in Roswell, New Mexico. Leonard and Babe ranched and farmed in Otero County for the next 55 years. They raised three daughters.

He is survived by his daughters, Tammy Lynn Gililland and husband Tommy Pete of Tularosa, New Mexico, Glenda Gale Comey and husband Steve H. of Abernathy, Texas, and Debbie Lea Carner and husband Jake Edward of Tularosa, New Mexico; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Babe Baird, and his parents.

Leonard went home on March 12, 2015.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Hamilton O'Dell Funeral Home with Pastor Coy Griffin officiating.
He will be laid to rest at James Canyon Cemetery.
The visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2015 at the funeral home. The family will gather at the Carner home in Tularosa, New Mexico, to greet friends.

The Baird family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 14 to Apr. 13, 2015
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