Charles Edward Laidlaw

January 10, 2019

Charles Edward Laidlaw, 79, of Huntsville, Alabama (formerly Clare, Michigan) died December 27, 2018 at Huntsville Hospital after a brief illness. He was born 1-11-19 OBIT LaidlawAugust 27, 1939, in Sandusky, Michigan. “Ed” was the only child of the late Millard and Nila (Burt) Laidlaw of Brown City, Michigan.

He graduated from the University of Michigan in April 1962 and married Leona Marie Bousquette on April 21, 1962. Ed retired from the United States Navy after serving from July 1961 to September 1982, including service in Vietnam. After retirement he was employed by Hughes Electronics until he officially retired in 1996 to his dream house in Lake of The Pines (Clare) Michigan.

Ed is survived by his loving wife, Leona, his oldest son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Lori Laidlaw of Huntsville, AL and son John Laidlaw of Michigan.

A private service was held on January 4th at Laughlin Funeral Home in Huntsville and Ed was laid to rest later that day at Montevallo National Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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