James Roland Baird

James Roland Baird, 88, of Double Springs, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville.

He was born on March 3, 1936, in Double Springs to Willie and Ala Bee Baird. James was the director of Main Street Ministries and the food bank. He was willing to help anyone in need. James was a very active member of his church and also did work for the government by writing manuals for rockets and missiles. 

His memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Double Springs Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 12 p.m.  Nichols Funeral Home is assisting the family.

James is survived by his sister, Tammy Green; nephew, Sean (Missy) Hudson; grandniece, Josie Hudson and a host of cousins, extended family and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Lee and Ala Bee Baird and brother, Walter Lee Baird. 

The family would like to thank the first responders and Winston County Sheriff's Office deputies who helped get James to the hospital and the church and the community for the help they've given the family.

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