Mr. S. Wallis “Pop” Baird age 92 of Hendersonville and a native of Lebanon passed away July 27, 2021, at his home, just forty seven days after the passing of his beloved wife of sixty-seven years, Rose Neal Baird. He was the son of the late John Bell Baird and Mabel Phillips Baird (Modrall). He was a 1947 graduate of Lebanon High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Western Auto Stores where he had been a Nashville area store manager. A faithful member of the Donelson Church of Christ, he served the congregation as a Deacon for nineteen years and an Elder for twenty one years.
He is survived by two children: Janice (Greg) Henegar, Ken (Tammy) Baird; five grandchildren: Jennifer (Craig) Sherrill, Eric Henegar, Bethany Henegar, Brandi Hogan, Ethan Baird; five great-grandchildren: Blake, Maddox and Ella Rose Sherrill, Aiden and Micah Hogan.
A private graveside service with military honors will be held at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. A Celebration of Life Service will be Sunday, August 8, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at the Donelson Church of Christ. Visitation at the church 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Donelson Church of Christ Youth Fund 2706 Old Lebanon Rd., Nashville, TN 37214 or the Hendersonville Church of Christ Youth Fund 107 Rockland Rd., Hendersonville, TN 37075.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.