Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Jimmie Laird Dies At 79

Jimmie R. Laird died December 22, 2014 in Clewiston, Florida.

Jimmie R. Laird was born on February 16, 1935 in Imperial, Nebraska to the late Charles and the late Geraldine (Bixler) Laird. He grew to manhood on a farm and was educated in the Public Schools of Hayes County, Nebraska, following high school graduation; he was drafted into service of his country in the United States Army, serving in Germany. Following his service to his country, he enrolled in the University of Nebraska and graduated in 1960. He spent his entire work career as an insurance claims adjuster during which time he managed to obtain a law degree and an associates in claims management. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Belle Glade for many years, an Elks Lodge Life time member and a life time member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and Am Vets.

He departed this life on December 22, 2014 in Hendry Regional Medical Center. He leaves to mourn his passing, his loving wife; Bonnie, son Kirk and children; Katie, Angie, Alex and Gregory; daughter; Celia Hornig and Rev. Mark and their children, Josh, Rachel, Rebecca and Sarah, daughter; Cindy and her husband Harry LaBonde and their children; Alison, Briana and Nicholas and many great grandchildren, as well as many close family members and friends.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be December 30, 2014 in St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Belle Glade at 10:30 a.m. His cremains will be interred at Hayes County Cemetery in Nebraska at a later date.

Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston

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