Melissa Kathleen Baird

12/07/1973 - 07/15/2024

Melissa Kathleen Baird, beloved daughter of the late Harold and Kathleen Baird, was born on December 7, 1973, and peacefully passed away on May 17, 2024. Melissa leaves behind her life partner of 16 years, Becky Pratt, and Becky’s son, Joseph Pratt, whom Melissa loved as her own. She is survived by her sister, Melinda Goshert, and her nieces and nephew. Melissa dedicated many years of her life serving as a Hillsborough County, FL corrections officer, where she exemplified integrity and commitment to her duty. Her family and friends will forever hold her memory dear in their hearts, remembering her for her kindness, compassion, and unwavering love. May they find solace in the fond memories shared with Melissa and in the impact she made on her community and the lives she touched. A Celebration of Life will be held.

Service Information:

Venue for Service: John Chestnut Park, Pavilion 6

Address for Service: 2200 E Lake Rd S, Palm Harbor, FL 34685

Phone number attendees can reach out to for service: 813-817-2333

Service Date:2024-06-29

Service Start Time: 12pm-5pm