James N. Baird

James N. Baird 71, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born in Saratoga Springs, NY on February 23, 1947, he was the son of Morton and Marie Baird.

He was a lifelong resident of Rock City Falls. He was a proud Vietnam War veteran serving in the US Army, Americal Division in Chu Lai.

Jim was a millwright at Knolls Atomic Power Lab in West Milton for nearly 45 years, retiring in 2011. He was an avid fan of car shows, NASCAR and dirt track racing. He enjoyed playing shuffleboard. He was a longtime friend of Bill W.

Jim is survived by his wife Janice and their sons Jeremy N. Baird, Jeffery N. Baird (Christine) and Jason N. Baird (Laura); grandsons Andrew and Collin Baird; great grandson Hayden Stone; brothers John Baird and Richard (Brenda) Baird; niece Jolee Yennard and nephew Jason E. Baird,
and several great nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, October 12 from 5pm to 8pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Funeral services will be held 11am Saturday, October 13 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 771 Route 29, Rock City Falls where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in Middle Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Jim may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Guest Book

Fran & Marianne Bain

James has shared so much wisdom with us all. He will be greatly missed. Marianne and I feel blessed to have had such a beautiful man in our lives. Loving and caring he was. Always had a hand extended to anyone that needed it.
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends James. You will be remembered my friend.

Suzanne Plante

My sympathy goes out to my friend Janice their sons and the rest of the Baird family. Jim RIP.

Gary Meunier

RIP Brother! Thank You for Serving our Country.

Gary E Meunier
US Army Paratrooper: 1970-1973 (MOS: 11B2P)
A Co, 2nd Bat, 505th PIR, 3rd BCT, 82nd Abn Div
Life Member: Vietnam Veterans of America
Life Member: 82nd Airborne Division Assoc.

Travis Yennard

Rest easy uncle. You are greatly missed

Jeremy Baird

Thank you for the past 43 years of being my Dad. For showing me what unconditional love really means. For simply being you.


Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.”

― Eskimo Proverb

Wendy Tyler

He was a good brother in law. Sympathy to the family.

Sharon and Gary Dates

Our deepest sympathies to his family no words can express how Gary and I feel he was a member of our family of hearts and will always remain there there are no words to say as to how much we will miss him

Jolee Yennard

Uncle Jim
I'll cherish all our memories we made through the years....We sure did have a lot laughs.....I will never ever forget how special you made my kids feel attending so so many of there football, baseball, and Graces barrel racing events .....Give Nana, Gramp and aunt Franny a big hug for me

Susan & Glen Kaytar

Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to the whole family.


My deepest condolences to the entire Baird Family. Jim was a good man and a longtime friend/coworker to my dad, Gil Chaplin. Our prayers for healing and peace during this difficult time. Heaven has a new angel. God Bless.

Jason Baird

Words can not express the spot you left on earth. They just don't make them like you anymore.