February 26, 1942 - May 11, 2021
Robert Fred Laird, 79 of Mechanicsburg passed away peacefully May 11, 2021 at 2:45 p.m. in the Emergency Room at Mercy Hospital, Urbana.
Bob was born February 26, 1942 in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Fred H. and Rebecca E. (Luellen) Laird. He had previously resided in Bellefontaine and Urbana, having been employed at Rockwell and Carter Steel in Bellefontaine and London Industries in London. He had been a member of the Mechanicsburg Eagles Lodge #3974 for many years.
Bob enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle, having a beer with his friends, and telling people what he was going to do when he won the lottery. Bob had a great natural artistic ability and took pride in creating many beautiful pictures and etchings.
Bob is survived by his children, William A. Laird, John Clift (Deb) Laird, and Chelia Weber; sister, Patricia (Don) Sprague; grandchildren, Evan, Isaac, Laban and Jonah Laird, Kyle Weber and Victoria Weber.
Bob was predeceased by his parents, son, Bobby Dee Laird, brother, John H. Laird and grandson, Cody Laird.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. The Eagles service will follow at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to in Bob's memory to the Mechanicsburg Eagles Lodge #3974, Attention: Danny Huffman, 2306 Eagle Road, Woodstock, Ohio 43084.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.