September 6, 1926 – December 16, 2020
It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Huntley “Nip” Baird on December 16, 2020. Nip was born on September 6, 1926 the youngest child of 5 children to Hugh and Margaret Baird.
He married the love of his life Margaret Lowes in 1948 and they farmed in McAuley, Manitoba until moving to Red Deer in 1966.
Nip was an avid baseball player, hockey player and loved to curl in his younger days. Both Marg and Nip continued to curl when moving to Red Deer and Nip curled until he was 79.
Nip loved camping and after retiring he and Marg continued camping at their permanent lots at Sunset and Kountry Air Campgrounds.
His heart was always on the farm though and he loved going to the Pratt farm to help with seeding and harvest. Nip will lovingly be remember for his jokes and storytelling to his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and numerous friends and family members.
Nip leaves to morn his wife of 72 years Margaret, four children Garry (Joyce), Larry (Connie), Heather (Lorne) and Dwight (Cherry) and 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Donations made to Huntley’s (Nip’s) name are gratefully accepted to the Heart and Stoke Society.
Due to COVID a service will be held at a later date.
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