Preston Citizen, 03/11/14
Robert Ward Baird, 88, a resident of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Robert was born and raised in Preston, Idaho, and obtained a Master’s degree from the University of Utah. He was a proud 30 year retired military colonel and retiree of White Sands Missile Range as a computer analyst. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; his children, Betty Lois (Ron) Johnson, Jim (Karen) Sabin, Bruce (Patty) Baird, Shireen (Douglas) Orr, Deanna (Mike) Brown, and Carolyn (John) Worstell. He was a proud grandfather to 21 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Barbara White.
Graveside services will be held Friday, March 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Mink Creek Cemetery where the interment will take place. Arrangements are under the direction of Webb Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary