Terry Allen Baird, 66, of Springfield, formerly of Chatham, passed away at his residence, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was born September 7, 1951, in Shelbyville, Il to the late William Joseph and Veneda Louise Iles. He was preceded in death by his sister, Sonja Butler, granddaughter, Susan Baird, and stepbrother, Kenneth Tull.
He retired from the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as a design coordinator after 25 years of service.
He will be greatly missed by his son William Trevor Baird of Chatham; former wife of 44 years, Marla Baird of Chatham; grandson Will Baird of Chatham; stepmother, Roma Baird of Shelbyville; brother, Randy (Marcy) Baird of Shelbyville; stepbrothers, Sam (Pam) Tull of Shelbyville, Doug Tull of Dallas, TX; step-sister, Gayla (Todd) Stirewalt of Highland, IL; step sister-in-law, Chris Tull of Carmel, IN, and many friends.
His family will greet friends from 9 am until the time of the funeral at 11 am Monday, March 12, at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 1225 North Main Street, Chatham, IL, 62629, with Rev. Clarence Rogers III officiating. Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church in Chatham. Terry had been very active at the church in the past as an Elder and Trustee.
Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham, IL, 62629 is serving the Baird Family. Please leave condolences and memories at www.staabpolk.com.
Published on March 13, 2018