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Rick Baird, age 54, of Strunk, Kentucky, passed away Friday at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

Rick was a loader operator for Pine Knot Lumber Company.  Working was his number one priority in life but he really enjoyed riding his side by side and being outdoors.

He was born August 1, 1961, in Jellico, Tennessee, to Leamon and Eurceline (Vahle) Baird.  He is preceded in death by his mother and a brother Scottie Baird.  Surviving family include his wife Carolyn Joyce (Angel) Baird, a brother Allen Baird of Strunk,  and two sisters: Melissa Lawson (and Robert) of Strunk, Kentucky, and Shawna Samons (and Glenn) of Whitley City.


Funeral services: 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2015, Pine Knot Funeral Home.

Visitation: Sunday from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial: Silerville Cemetery on Monday at 10:00 a.m.

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So sorry to hear of Rick's passing . I worked about 6 years with him at Pine Knot Lumber Great guy to work with , I am sure he will be missed by all that knew him . Prayer for his family , and friends . GOD bless all.

Junior Cordell Nov 22 2015 12:00 AM

Grew up knowing Rick. He was a good guy. Keeping family in prayers.

Priscilla Eldridge King Nov 21 2015 12:00 AM

He will be sadly missed at Pine Knot Lumber!

Wesley, Paulette, MaKayla and Weston King Nov 21 2015 12:00 AM