Logan Wesley Laird Jr., 71, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his residence.
Born in Elsberry, Mo., on July 15, 1940, he was the son of Logan Wesley Sr. and Flora Alberta (Zumwalt) Laird.
On March 21, 1964, in Cottage Hills, he married the former V. Jean Stone. She survives.
A graduate of East Alton-Wood River High School, he was a retired machinist from the Olin Corporation in East Alton. He was a lifetime member of the Westerner Club and an avid hunter and fisherman.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dennis Laird of Alton and Dale and Jessica Laird of Cottage Hills; two granddaughters, Jennifer and Caitlynn Laird; a brother and sister-in-law, Donald and JoAnn Laird of Rosewood Heights; and a sister, Donna Louise Laird of Jerseyville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, David Laird; a brother, John Laird; and his favorite dog, "Bo."
Visitation will be from 1 until 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.
Graveside services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Monday, June 25, at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
In his honor, a fish fry will follow the service.