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Joephuse Won (J.W.) Laird

Mr. Joephuse Won (J W) Laird, 29, died Tuesday May 17, 2016 at his home in rural Jefferson Davis County.  Services for Mr. Laird were held on Monday May 23, 2016 at Spring Hill M. B.  Church where Rev. Roy Thompson is the Pastor and Pastor Jessie Holloway officiated.  Interment was in the Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Laird was the second son born to Joephuse Laird and Won Sin (Jinny) Pyon Laird in Torrence, CA.  At an early age, he joined the Mt. Zion M. B. Church and remained a member until his death.  Mr. Laird was reared and educated in the Jefferson Davis County area, graduating from Prentiss High School in 2005.  Mr. Laird received a full scholarship to attend University of Mississippi in Oxford, but decided to transfer to Full Sail University of Orlando, FL, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Game Development.  After graduating, Mr. Laird worked for Net Devil LTD as a Video Game Programmer.

Mr. Laird survivors include his father, Joephuse (Vickie) Laird of Prentiss; his mother, Won Sin Laird aka “Jinny” of Prentiss; one brother Sean Won Laird of Gulfport; five aunts; two uncles; and a number of other relatives and friends.