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Jesse Leonard Bair

November 24, 1950 — March 5, 2024

Jesse Leonard Bair, 73, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away on March 5, 2024, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. 

Jesse was born on November 24, 1950, in Lafayette, IN, to Jess and Evelyn (Reed) Bair. 

On March 3, 1973, in La Porte, IN, he married Vicki Lewis, who survives.  Also surviving are his son, Jacob Scott Bair of La Porte; brother, John Robert Bair of La Porte; sister-in-law, Teresa Bair of La Porte; sister, Ruth Anne Campbell of La Porte; brother-in-law, Charles Lee Campbell of La Porte; 2 nieces, Carrie Ann Hendricks and Amanda Christine Beaudoin, both of La Porte; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and niece, Katie Marie Dolan. 

A lifelong musician, he played drums and sang in numerous bands.  An Elvis fanatic, he also jammed The Eagles and Pink Floyd.  He was a huge Bears, Bulls, and Cubs fan....Bear Down.  Jesse was a semi-truck driver and enjoyed muscle cars.  He loved to play cards with friends and hit the casino.  Jesse had endless jokes to tell as he "never met a stranger".

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 2 - 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.  Cremation will follow the gathering.  

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests that memorial donations be made to the family c/o Vicki Bair, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350. 

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Sunday, March 17, 2024

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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