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Funeral Service

Hayes Creek Church of God
Friday September 29th, 2017

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Emery F Baird

Emery Frances Baird age 87 years and 28 days of Strunk, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at his home.

He was born August 30, 1930 in Creekmore, Kentucky to the late Walter Baird and Fronia (Ramsey) Baird. In addition to his parents, Emery is preceded in death by his brothers, Elmer, Estil, Leamon, and Freeman Baird; and sisters, Elizabeth Kangas, Edlene King, Sue Carol Baird, and Nina Stephens.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Wilson Baird, whom he married on August 4, 1951; sons, Jefferey Baird and wife, Sharon, of Pine Knot, and Dennis Baird and wife, Kathy, of Oneida, Tennessee; daughter, Kathy Perry and husband, Steven, of Stearns; sisters, Marie Ross and husband, Charles, of Revelo, Kentucky, Betty Craft of Louisville, Mary Magdalene Kenirem of Pine Knot, and Sally Baird of Marshes Siding; grandchildren, James David King II, Joseph Shane King, Heather Lynn Lebanion, Mykel Baird, Rusty Baird, and Paula Holland; and a host of great, great-great, and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Emery was a long time Deacon of the Hayes Creek Church of God. He spent his working life as a Coal Truck Driver. Emery was known for being a hard worker and enjoyed working around his home and gardening. He was proud of his tomatoes and his tractor, but most of all, his family.    

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Hayes Creek Church of God with Rev. Jerry Yancey and Bro. Ronnie Wilson officiating. Burial to follow in the Hayes Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday after 11:00 am until time for services at the church. 

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mr. Emery Baird. 

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Expression of Sympathy Sep 29 2017 12:00 AM

Faye, Cathy, Jeff, and Dennis you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts

Tony Jones Sep 29 2017 12:00 AM

Dennis, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this most trying time. Our loss is Heavens gain!

Paul & Betty Stanley Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emery Baird

Joseph and Kim Marlow Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emery Baird

Steve and Tammie burchfield Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

Faye, We at McCreary Christian Center are thinking of you and your family and keeping you in our prayers. God will be with you and give you comfort. You were a wonderful caretaker. Emery was blessed to have you. Love

Sue Singleton Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emery Baird

Jack M and Sue Lay. Oneida, TN Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Emery Baird

So sorry for your loss may god bless Phil and Shirley king Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry Dennis for your loss u and your family will be in our prayers may god give u comfort and peace in your heart

Phil and Shirley king Sep 28 2017 12:00 AM

Faye, Cathy, Jeff and Dennis, so sorry for your loss. Pete and I will be attending my cousins funeral in Ohio so we won't be able to be there for you. We will be praying for all of you though. God is good and we will all have to make the crossing. We still miss our loved ones that cross before is. Love sue and Pete.

Sue Meadors Sep 27 2017 12:00 AM