Senator Clay P. Baird, 94, of Clarksville, In., passed away on Monday February 17, 2020 at the
University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. Baird was a home builder and developer,
author, member of American Legion Post 35, Clark Lodge No. 40, F.& A. M. and a member of
Howard Park Christian Church. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville and served in the
United States Army Air Force during WWII.
Baird served two terms in the Indiana Senate representing District 45 which serves Clark and
Floyd Counties and two terms as Clerk-Treasure for the town of Clarksville. He was preceded in
death by his parents, James P. and Amy Schuler Baird and his wife Juanita of 40 years. He is survived by his sons, Clay Baird Jr, James Baird
(Donna Metzger Baird), and Erik Baird all of Clarksville, IN; daughter Amy Jones Ullrich (Albert
Ullrich) of Jeffersonville, IN; six grandchildren Rande Jones, Corie Jones, Amber Holt, Maggie
Baird, Olivia Baird, Eden Baird; four great grandchildren, Gary Jones, Revan Holt, Julius Holt and Aayla Holt, a sister Amy Munich of Clarksville and
his faithful caring companion Marilyn Allen of Clarksville, IN.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm till 8:00 pm at Chapman Funeral Home, Clarksville on
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 with church services at Howard Park Christian Church on Thursday
February 20, 2020 at 10:30 am with burial at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. The family requests any
gifts go to Howard Park Christian Church of Clarksville Indiana in Senator Baird’s name.
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