Mr. Jimmy Byrnes Laird, 53, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at University Hospital.
There will be no funeral services.
Mr. Laird, a native of Bamberg County, S.C., was a former transmission specialist.
The family said: "Jimmy loved fishing and gardening in his spare time. He will be missed by nieces and nephews from Florida and Georgia."
Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth L. Smith, Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 3, 2001