Paul Douglas Baird

October 3, 1953April 7, 2012

Paul Douglas Baird, 58, of Texarkana, TX passed away April 7, 2012 at his home. Mr. Baird was born October 3 1953 in Texarkana, TX. He was a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, David Vallejos; and a brother, Thomas W. Baird.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Baird of Texarkana, TX; son, Paul Doulgas Baird, II of Texarkana, TX; daughters, Pauline Lindsey and Belinda Gail Baird, both of Texarkana, TX; stepdaughters, Anita L. Vallejos of North Dakota and Rebecca Henson of Nash, TX; mother, Peggy J. Ryan of Texarkana, TX; brothers, Billy J. Ryan of Nash, TX, and Robert L. Ryan and James J. Jones, both of Texarkana, TX; 15 grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Lakeside Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home - Downtown.

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Brenda Perritt

April 21, 2012

He had a wonderful sense of humor, my kids loved him very much, Mick would have been there, but he is in New Zealand working.
You will be missed Paul! We all loved you

April 10, 2012

We're sorry about Paul passing away. Praying for all the family.

Otha & Noressia Cromer

Rick & Tina Syphers

April 10, 2012

So sorry to hear of Paul's passing. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.