Earl Henry Baird, born July 17, 1925 near Winside, Nebraska. Died December 10, 2014 at his home in Westerville, Ohio surrounded by his loving family. Earl married Vivian, his beautiful wife of 61 years, on July 3, 1953. Together they raised two sons, Jerry (Susan) and David (Teresa). Earl was the loving grandfather of Jason, Sarah, Seanna, Sam and Madison and the great grandfather of Lukas, Mason, Asher and Mylah. His sister, Alice (Neyron) Woodward, lives in Wayne, Nebraska. A veteran of WWII, Earl served in the U.S. Army during the liberation of the Philippine Islands and the Occupation of Japan. After his discharge from the Army, Earl started work for the Sutherland Lumber Company in Omaha, Nebraska. While working for Sutherland's, Earl and his family lived in Omaha, NE; Indianapolis, IN; Wichita KS; Sioux Falls, SD; Cincinnati, OH and Columbus, OH. Earl retired from Sutherland Lumber in 1990. After retirement, Earl worked with Concord Counseling and volunteered with the Westerville Senior Center, the Worthington Christian Village, the Columbus Metro Park System and Meals on Wheels. Earl and Vivian are members of the Westerville Christian Church. Earl is preceded in death by his father Charles; his mother Hennreitta; three brothers, Russell, Warren and Edgar and his sister, Doris. Friends may call 2 to 4 PM Sunday at HILL FUNERAL HOME where services will be held at 10 AM Monday. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery. Friends may leave memories at www.HillFuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel Hospice or the Westerville Christian Church.