JOSEPH E. BAIRD
July 16, 2020
Joseph E. Baird, 66, of East Freedom, passed away on Friday afternoon, July 10, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown.
He was born on Aug. 9, 1953, in Roaring Spring, the son of the late William E. and Jayne M. (Lingenfelter) Baird.
He is survived by a son, Richard Eckard and wife Tracy of East Freedom; five siblings: Elaine Baird of East Freedom, William H. Baird of East Freedom, Sue Miller and husband Dennis of Altoona, Michael Baird and wife Carolyn of East Freedom and Daniel Baird and wife Lori of East Freedom; and many nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Christina Holsinger.
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Judy Dodson and Roseann Baird.
Joe was a 1972 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg.
He was owner/operator of Dunning Mountain Farm and was a United States Navy veteran.
He enjoyed organic gardening, reading, wildlife, a few special friends and his dogs.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or funeral. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph's memory may be given to the Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Department, 139 Municipal St., East Freedom, PA 16637.
Arrangements by the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., http://www.thompsonfh.com, Roaring Spring.