Heath Baird, 26, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 26, 2008, at Locust Grove, Ark. He was born April 8, 1981, at Jonesboro, Ark. the son of Karen Kuykendall and Bill Powers. He was a hydroelectric maintenance operator for Trans Tec and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include: his wife, Lela (Martin) Baird; one son, Joshua Heath Baird; one daughter, Allie Jane Baird all of the home; his parents of Cave City; two brothers, Ronnie Allard of Calera, Okla., and Mark Davis of Post Falls, Idaho; two sisters, Michelle Perkey and Heather Baird both of Cave City; grandparents, Anita Smith of Cave City and E.T. and Jane Kuykendall of Tyler, Texas; five nieces; two nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Isaac Baird.Funeral services were held March 6 at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City with Bro. Ron Canard and Bro. Nathan Rogers officiating. Burial followed in the Cave City Cemetery located at Cave City with arrangements under the direction of the Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.Pallbearers were Jason Carpenter, Nick Herrington, McAdam Martin, Travis Perkey, Mark Davis and Ronnie Allard.