Charles D. Baird Obituary, 1973

"Charles D. Baird, 74, of Ruffdale RD, Pa., died March 11, 1973, 
in Mt. Pleasant after a short illness. He was born Oct. 21, 1898, 
in Westmoreland County. He had been at one time a self-employed
well driller around the Somerset area. Member of Scottdale Church 
of Christ, World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army. He 
is survived by his widow, Myrtle (Ware) Baird, one son, Delmar R. 
Baird of Toledo, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Garnet Ostrander of 
Toledo; one stepdaughter, Mrs. James (Freda) Shaffer of Lewisburg, 
Pa.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also, 
surviving are one half-brother, Paul Mettevies of Smithton, Pa.; 
two half-sisters, Mrs. Charles (Marie) Snyder of Scottdale; and
Mrs. William (Minnie) Kreuter of Smithton, Pa.  Friends will be 
received at the James Murphy Memorial Home, Scottdale, Pa., on 
Tuesday (today) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday 
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., time of service.  Officiating are
Robert W. Chambers, minister, and the Rev. Ledyard Baxter, both 
of Scottdale.  Burial will follow in Bakersville, Somerset County."

Source:  Daily American, 13 March 1973, USGenWeb Archives by Meyersdale 

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