Ronald Carruth Laird
May 16, 1941 - January 07, 2021
Ronald Carruth Laird, a retired Certified Public Accountant, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2021, at East Jefferson General Hospital at the age of 79. He was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Harahan.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Terrie Carrington Laird; brother, J. Russell Laird, Jr. (Rosalind) of Fort Worth, TX; twin brother, Donald Curtis Laird (Barbara).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Russell Laird, Sr. and Lola Carruth Laird.
Ronald received his accounting degree from Louisiana State University in New Orleans in 1967. He served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve for six years. Ronald was successful in obtaining a patent for a drill press table having a disposable wooden table section mechanism on September 11, 1990, from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.
A special thanks to his good friends, Gary F. Reynolds, and Wayne and Estelle Palmisano and to the caregivers of Peristyle Residences - Richland House, plus the staff of Metro Med Pass.
A private burial service was held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Kentwood, LA.
McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements.