John Baird

John Herbert Baird

May 21, 1918 – October 12, 2013


It is with much sadness we announce that Herb died Saturday morning October 12, 2013. He was born in Nakusp, BC the seventh of ten children born to Mary Hannah and Robert Haslam Baird. Herb was a WWII veteran, serving overseas from 1941-1945. He was a longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53 in Duncan, BC as well as Past-President of Branch #96 in Merritt, BC.


He was a loving husband to Belle and a much loved father to daughters Heather (Art) Rendell and Ann ( Jack) Thomson. Herb leaves to mourn six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, his siblings Marion Henke and Ernest (Joan) Baird and several nieces and nephews.


Many thanks to the staff at Cairnsmore Place in Duncan for their kindness to Herb while in their care.


No service by request.