Daniel J. Baird, 57, fun-loving, sarcastic, and caring; husband, father, grandfather, and brother; returned home to his Heavenly Father on December 25, 2012.
Dan was born in Morgan, Utah to Larry J. Baird and LaRae S. Baird on December 22, 1955. He was the oldest of 5 children. He married Debra Ford March 30, 1979 in Morgan, UT. They had four beautiful children. They later divorced. He married his sweetheart, Greta Briggs on August 16, 1997 in Christiansburg, VA.
Dan worked for Volvo Trucks US for 34 years. He began his career in 1978 at White Motor in Ogden, UT. He grew and changed as the company did and had been working as a Service Technician in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was a hard worker that put all his passion and pride into all he did.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Greta; children: Dallas (Josh) Ingles; Rebecca (Aaron) Frandsen; Mark (Kathryn) Baird and Zackary (Brittany) Baird; Brandy Briggs and Melissa Briggs, his 7 grandchildren, his siblings: Bonnie (Bob) Thomson; Bill (Dixie) Baird; Robert (Shari) Baird; Rhonda (Jason) Morgan; and his little buddy Scooter. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, Aunt “Rosie” and Aunt Merle.
The family would like to thank the staff of Moses Cone Hospital for their kindness to our husband and father.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 4, 2013, at the Milton Chapel, 1255 North Morgan Valley Drive, Morgan, Utah, at 1 p.m. Viewings will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Walker Mortuary in Morgan and Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the church prior to the funeral service. A graveside service will follow at the Milton Cemetery.
Interment, Milton Cemetery.
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