William Dee Laird, 62 of Cisco passed away Friday, October 2, 2009 at his home in Cisco. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Zachary Tunnell, burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrough Funeral Home. Visitation at the funeral home is 5:00 ~ 7:00 PM Saturday.
William was born in Stamford , Texas on October 28, 1946 to Ira Lee and Willie Fay (Arrington) Laird. He served in the US Navy and was supervisor of the Cisco Water Department. He married Dorothy Grace Gerichs on March 23, 1968 in Yuma , Arizona . She preceded him in death on January 6, 2009 . He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church , and a member of the Cisco Volunteer Fire Department where he was Chaplin; he was also, a member of the Cisco Masonic Lodge. A daughter, Betsey, preceded him in death.
He is survived by a son, Richard Laird of Weatherford and a daughter, Tammy Harris and Darwin Archer of Cisco; stepchildren, Doug and wife Peggy Noice of Clyde , Bob and wife Paula Cox of Anson, Vicki Houge of Abilene ; brothers, Edward Laird of wife Margaret, James Laird and wife Carolyn, all of Cisco; sixteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.