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July 3, 1940 — January 6, 2017

Leamon Baird, age 76, of Pine Knot, Kentucky, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born at Strunk, Kentucky, on July 3, 1940, to the late Walter and Frona (Ramsey) Baird.  Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Eurceline (Vahle) Baird, two sons: Rick Baird and Scott Baird, four sisters: Edline King, Nina Ruth Stephens, Elizabeth Kangas, and Sue Carol Baird, and three brothers: Elmer Baird, Estel Baird and his twin brother, Fremon Baird.

Surviving family include his wife Ethel King Baird of Pine Knot, whom he married February 15, 2006, a son, Allen Baird of Whitley City, two daughters: Melissa Lawson (husband Robert) of Strunk, and Shawna Sammons (husband Glen) of Whitley City, a step-daughter, Cindy Brown of Falmouth, Kentucky, a brother, Emory Baird (wife Faye) of Strunk, sisters: Marie Ross (husband Charles) of Revelo, Betty Craft of Louisville and Mary Magdalene Canary (husband Harry) of Louisville, and Sally Baird of Marshes Siding, Kentucky, grandchildren: Brandon Lawson (wife Kasundra), Brandy Teeters (husband John), Ashley Collins (husband Chris), Trenton Baird, Leisha Sammons and step-grandson, Aaron Baltimore,  He has three great-grandchildren: Alexander Lawson, Blakelyn Collins and Jazlyn Collins.

Leamon worked as a bus driver for 22 years for the McCreary County Schools.  He also worked in the log woods.  He enjoyed fishing and especially gardening.  He loved people and enjoyed teasing and joking with people.  He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2017, in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. Harvey Logan and Bro. Steve Perry officiating.  He will be laid to rest at the Silerville Cemetery.

Pine Knot Funeral Home assisting with arrangements.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Round Top United Baptist Church

Round Top Rd, Pine Knot, KY

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