Alfred Laird, 80, of Silver Creek, passed away June 26, 2022, at his residence in Silver Creek. Alfred was born March 22, 1942, in Lincoln County to Versie and Allie Smith Laird.
A funeral service was held June 29 at Hepzibah Baptist Church in Silver Creek. Graveside service followed at Monticello Municipal Cemetery in Monticello. Bro. Matthew Robinson officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Alfred retired from Kellwood Manufacturing in Monticello as a vice president of operations. Alfred was a member of Hepzibah Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and Sunday school director.
Alfred enjoyed his family and spending time with his five grandchildren. He loved days at his camphouse and enjoyed woodworking.
Alfred is survived by his wife of 59 years, Bonita Laird; daughters, Celeste Ashley (Alan) and Charemon Rushing (Michael), all of Silver Creek; five grandchildren, Benjamin, Leanna, Emily, Erin and Andrew; one great-grandchild, Henry; and one brother, Barto Laird.
Alfred was preceded in death by his parents.