Farm Animals 24

John Forrest Laird

January 20, 1952 ~ February 20, 2020 (age 68)


John Forrest Laird, age 68 years, of Magnolia, passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday, February 20, 2020 surrounded by his family.


He was a trader, farmer and a picker.  He was known to many as “Goat Man John”.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Earlene Lloyd Laird and a brother, Larry Laird.


He is survived by his wife, of 42 years, Cathy Laird; three daughters, Cari Wilken of Illinois, Nicole Taylor of Arkansas and Michele Morris of Magnolia; a brother, Timothy Laird of Indiana; two sisters-in-law, Mary Laird and Judy Laird; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.


Per John’s wishes, cremation was chosen and there will be a memorial service held at a later date.



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Family to do services at later date

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