Information for Robert Dean "Bob" Baird
8 December, 1915 - 24 May, 1992
From the Idaho Press - Tribune,
dated May, 1992
Contributed by Delilah Barnard
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Robert D. "Bob" Baird, 76, of
Melba, died Sunday, May 24, 1992, at the Nampa hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,
May 27, 1992, at the Melba 2nd Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints. Bishop Mark Hoagland, bishop of the ward
will officiate. Interment will follow in the Melba
Cemetery. Services are
under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Bob was born on December 8, 1915 at Carey, Idaho, to
William Murdock and Aliason Simpson Baird. He was reared and
educated in Carey, graduating from high school there. He
married Annie Shelley on November 23, 1936, at Nampa. Their
marriage was later solemnized on June 21, 1978, at the Idaho
Idaho L.D.S. Temple.
Following their marriage he started farming in the Carey
area. In 1943 they moved to Melba where he continued
farming. He retired in 1986 and they have resided in Melba
since. He was an active member of the Melba
2nd Ward L.D.S.
Church. He was also a member of the Walters Butte Grange
Bob is survived by his wife, Annie of Melba; 2 sons and
daughters-in-law, Robert and Wanda Baird, Fayetteville,
Georgia, and Dean and Jelene Baird, Nampa; 1 daughter and
son-in-law, Sharon and Delmar White, Yakima, Washington; 2
brothers, Earl Baird, Buhl, and Edwin Baird, Modesto,
California; 1 sister, Mrs. Jane Sparks, Carey, Idaho; 18
grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers and 1
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until
9 p.m. and on Wednesday at the Melba 2nd Ward from 9:30 to
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Melba
Senior Citizens, Melba Valley Senior Center, 115 Base Line
Road, Melba, Idaho 83641.