Obit: Baird, William (Billy) Walter Arthur


With heavy hearts and mixed emotions we announce the passing of William
(Billy) Walter Alfred Baird. Age 63 of Amherst NS at the Victoria General
Hospital (VG) in Halifax on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 surrounded by family.

Born in River Hebert in 1949, he was the eldest son of Charles & the late
Evelyn (Carmichael) Baird. Billy spent 9 years in the CAF, stationed in
Greenwood. He worked for Maritime Life for a time, and worked over 25 yrs in
IMP in Amherst.

Billy had a passion for cars and enjoyed his drag car racing.

He was predeceased by his Mother, Evelyn Baird in 1986. He is survived by
his Dad Charles, Lr Sackville, brothers David (Frances) Brookdale NS, sister
Deborah Lynn D¹Ambroise, Lr Sackville, brother Charles Corey (Halifax)
Uncles Avard & Doug Carmichael and Aunt Helen Hillyer and family in Ontario.
He has 4 nephews and 2 nieces, 9 grand nephews & nieces and several cousins.

Special thanks to Dr. Brian Ferguson and the caring nurses at Cumberland
Regional Health Centre; and Dr. Lucy Helyer and her team, and to all the
wonderful loving understanding caring nurses at the Halifax Infirmary and
the VG.

Special thanks to niece Danielle for all the fine foods she made for him and
especially sister Deborah for all her hours spent taking care of his needs.

His remains are resting in Campbell¹s Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst
(667-9906) with visiting on Monday, October 7, 2013 from 7-9 p.m.

Funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Immanuel
United Church, Hickman Street, Amherst with Mrs. Ruth Gamble, DLM,

Reception to follow.

Interment will take place in the Hillside River Hebert Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Billy¹s memory may be made to the
Canadian Cancer Society.

Online condolences and sharing of memories may be forwarded to the family

[Collected by DAW, 7 Oct 2013]