Gerald Lee Laird, 83, of Fayetteville, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Willard Walker Hospice, Fayetteville.
He was born Monday, Nov. 15, 1937, in Cobb Creek to James Clarence and Dicie Ann Powell Laird.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Barbara Janell Hawkins; four brothers; and six sisters.
He is survived by his two granddaughters and grandson-in-law; one stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Jerry and Amanda Hood of Hindsville; one brother and sister-in-law, Lonnie and Bertha Laird of Rogers; one sister, Ethel Hutchison of Eudora, Kan.; a son-in-law, Jeff Hawkins of Farmington; four great-grandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Bohannan Mountain Cemetery.
Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.