Jerry Baird

Jerry Baird

Jerry Baird, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Parkview Manor, Wellman. Celebration of Life Gathering: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, November 16. 2019, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Survivors include his daughters Holly (Scott) Niernberger, Heidi (Jeff) Kaufman, and Abby Trusty; grandchildren, Kay, Levi, Samantha, Hailey, Jarod, Nathan, Kole, Kala; great-grandchildren Reese and Emma; sister, Natalie Beckwith Spierling; long-time friend, Mary Weber; and cousin Arnola. Jerry Hunter Baird Jr. was born May 8, 1938, the son of the late Jerry and Ethel Baird in St. Louis Missouri. Jerry served in the Air Force as an Airman from 1956 to 1960. He settled in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after accepting a job for Collins Radio. Jerry worked as a Realtor after leaving Collins Radio. He later became a truck driver and traveled all over the country. Jerry especially loved to dance to country music, traveled all over the state to show off his skills, and belonged to several dance clubs. His other hobbies included gardening, landscaping, and handyman jobs. Jerry was a rather private person, but was a loving guy who cherished his daughters throughout their lives. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Patricia Ann Thompson.
May 8, 1938 - November 9, 201905/08/193811/09/2019
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Jerry Baird, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Parkview Manor, Wellman. Celebration of Life Gathering: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, November 16. 2019, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Survivors include his daughters Holly (Scott) Niernberger, Heidi (Jeff) Kaufman, and Abby Trusty; grandchildren, Kay, Levi, Samantha, Hailey, Jarod, Nathan, Kole, Kala; great-grandchildren Reese and Emma; sister, Natalie Beckwith Spierling; long-time friend,...

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Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services - Cedar Rapids
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