Thomas Laird

Obituary of Thomas Carlisle Laird

Columbia—Thomas Carlisle Laird, 94, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Born in Pelion, SC on July 1, 1925, he was a son of the late Belton Laird and Ada Tindal Laird.

Carlisle spent more than 40 years as a weaver with Springs Mills.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Laverne Long Laird; brothers, James, Coel, and Bobby Laird; sister, Mary Ellen Smith; and two great grandchildren.


Carlisle is survived by his four sons, Tony, Troy (Wanda), Ron (Carla), and Greg Laird; sister, AnnaLee Tindal; as well as five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

A private family service will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm in the Greenlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel.


Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park is assisting the family.

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