Andrew Pryor Baird, age 79 of LaFollette, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. He was born on July 25, 1942 to the late Bacsal and Azalee (Elmore) Baird. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, and spending time with his grandkids.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife Barbara Baird, son James Baird, and sister Ann Morton.

He is survived by his sons; Jack Baird and wife Tina of LaFollette, Roy Baird and Peggy Brown of LaFollette, and Randy Baird and Shelly Robbins of LaFollette; daughters Mary Gaylon and husband Jim of Jellico and Denise Phillips and husband Chris of Chattanooga; sisters Leona Ronquillo of LaFollette, Louise Milburnt, of Kentucky, and Linda Dowd of South Carolina; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

A visitation will be held from 11:00 AM -12:00 PM on Monday, November 1, 2021 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 12:00 PM with Rev. James Adkins officiating. The internment will follow the funeral service at Bakers Forge Cemetery.

The family has entrusted the care of Andrew Pryor Baird to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most.”

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