Aaron Hardwick Efird
1954 — 2022
Aaron Hardwick Efird was born on January 12, 1954, to Catharine (Kitty) Hardwick Efird Johnston and Hugh Martin Efird at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. Aaron was all brawn and described himself as being a "terror" of the Myers Park neighborhood he grew up in during his formative years - throwing water balloons at cars on Providence Road from tree houses above. From Kindergarten through eighth grade Aaron attended Charlotte Country Day School and spent his ninth through twelfth grade years at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia. At Episcopal, Aaron was Captain of the wrestling team and was defeated only once during his entire wrestling career. Aaron also played...