CONCORD Eric Leon Laidlaw, 60, of Concord, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Shallotte. Eric was born March 17, 1959, in Concord, to Jim Laidlaw and Evelyn D. Laidlaw. He was preceded in death by his father, Jim; and his brother, Mike Ritchie. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Jeanie Starnes Laidlaw of the home; mother, Evelyn Laidlaw; twin brother, Aaron Laidlaw and wife, Diane; mother-in-law, Shirley Kiser; father-in-law, Bill Hill; brothers-in-law, Keith Hill and wife, Amy, Kell Hill and wife, Lynn; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Eric dearly loved his family. He enjoyed fixing old cars and working on projects around the beach house. His favorite place was at Holden Beach looking for sea shells. Eric will be dearly missed by his family and all those who knew and loved him. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:45 p.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral service will follow at 4 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, officiated by the Rev. Stephen Burrow and J.R. Drake. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastside Missionary Baptist Church, 199 Elgin Dr. NE, Concord, NC 28025. Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Laidlaw family. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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