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Sgt William S. Laird

Sgt William S. Laird

Cordova, Walker County, Alabama, USA
Death 15 Oct 1996 (aged 54)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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William S. Laird, age 54, died October 15, 1996 at the U of U Hospital following complications due to cancer.

Born March 6, 1942 in Cordova, Alabama to Edgar Texas and Betty Claudine Daniel Laird. Married Susan Muller May 8, 1964 in Bamberg, Germany.

He retired as a Master Sergeant in the US Army. He was a decorated veteran of Vietnam, receiving the Silver Star and two Bronze Stars. He retired with 20 years of active duty.

He was a member of the Tennis and Golf Association. He was a bank inspector for FDIC. Loved the outdoors, especially fishing and skiing. A dedicated family man, who we love and miss.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Michele, Renate (Jess) Womble; two grandchildren, Kelsie, Jess; parents; brothers, Bruce, Eddie; sisters, Elaine, Laura, Lucy, Ester Jo., and their families. Preceded in death by elder brother, Kenneth Ray.

Funeral services Saturday, October 19, 1996, at 3 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Murray City.

Source- Deseret News Thursday, October 17, 1996 Obituary

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Gravesite Details Master Sgt. U S Army Vietnam




  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34707
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William S. Laird (6 Mar 1942–15 Oct 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34707, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .