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Glover Laird

Glover Laird, 81 of Lacy Lakeview, a retired school teacher, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 at a local hospice facility in Waco.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday, April 8th  at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 9th at Lakeview United Methodist Church with Rev. Aryn Mojica officiating.  Please note the church is requiring face-covering.   The service will be Live Streamed at Facebook@LakeviewUMC.

A graveside service will be 1pm Saturday, April 17th  at Mt. Ida Cemetery, New Hope, Florida with Warren Holloway Ward Funeral Home of Geneva, AL directing.

Glover was born November 27, 1939 in Holmes County, Florida to Harry and Hazel (Shy) Laird.   He received his Bachelors degree from Troy State College and his Master’s degree from Vanderbuilt Peabody University.   While teaching at Westminster Bible College, he met Peggy Garrett. They married in 1965. He loved teaching Chemistry, Physics, and Physical Science for over 30 years at Connally High School.

Glover was also a very active member of Lakeview United Methodist Church; serving 9 years providing food and rides, 6 years serving in the church’s Thrift Store, 15 years as Senior Ministry Treasurer, and served 12 years Administrative Board Financial Secretary.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Laird; and his parents.

He is survived by son, Eric; brothers, Randall Laird, Huey Laird and wife Margie, Michael Laird and wife Sheila, and Glenn Laird and wife Carrie; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

The family wants to thank everyone who supported Glover these past years including his church family at Lakeview United Methodist Church with special thanks to George and Cindy Snokhous for their help these past few weeks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial should be made to Glover and Peggy Laird – Lakeview UMC Youth Fund, 701 Ave. C, Waco, TX 76705.

Warren~Holloway~Ward Funeral Home (334) 684-9999, is in charge of arrangements. “Continuing The Trust You’ve Placed In Us” To sign a guest register, please visit:

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