James Leo Bayne, also known as “Tiger”, was born October 18, 1949 to William Floyd Bayne and Anna Elizabeth (McDowell) Bayne. Leo lived with his mother and helped care for her until her death on July 21, 1993.
He departed this life September 30, 2018 at the age of 68 years, at the Rosiclare Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Rosiclare, Illinois.
Leo is survived by one brother, Billy Fred and wife (Brenda) Bayne of Cave In Rock, Illinois; one sister, Shirley Ann Hufsey of Pittsburg, Illinois; ten nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
Leo was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Verna Lea and husband (Lowell) Kaylor, one brother, Walter and wife (Doris) Bayne, and one brother-in-law, Marshall Hufsey.
Leo will be remembered by all for his jolly personality and generosity toward others.
Graveside services were held October 6, 2018 at Cave Hill Cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev. Jeff Stone. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be given in Leo’s name to the Cave Hill Cemetery Fund.