Baird, David Jameson
Birth: Friday, December 06, 1929 in Springfield, Massachusetts
Residence: Great Mills, Maryland
Death: Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 88
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David J. Baird, "Dave", 88, of Great Mills, MD formerly of Springfield MA passed away on January 13, 2018 at his home. Born on December 6, 1929 in Springfield, MA he was the son of the late Sarah Coleman Baird and Robert Baird. Dave is survived by his loving wife Elsie E. Baird whom he married on October 23, 1981 in La Plata, MD. As well as his children; Owen J. Forster of La Plata, MD, brother; Robert Baird of IA, 2 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his children; Jill Woodyard, Steven M. Forster and his sister, Judith Sperini.
Dave graduated from Springfield Technical High School in Springfield, MA in 1948. He enlisted in the U.S. Airforce in June of 1948 and was honorably discharged in April of 1974. He served for 23 years. While serving in the Airforce his duty stations included; Long Island, NY, Japan, Viet Nam, Philippines and Bolling Airforce Base.
Dave was a Management Analyst for GSA in Washington, DC for 10 years retiring in 1986. He moved from Prince Georges County to St. Mary's County in 1986. Dave enjoyed sports of all types, crabbing, playing bingo, cards and slots. Arrangements by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.