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Kenton Willis Bair

January 14, 1940 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 79)


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Kenton Willis Bair, age 79, of Kendallville, died Saturday, May 11, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Bair was born in South Milford, Indiana on January 14, 1940 to the late Willis and Marcelle (Gehring) Bair.  He was a purchasing agent and employed with McCray Refrigeration, Indiana Insulated Wire, and South Milford Wire.  Kenton loved bowling, golfing, hunting and fishing.  He also enjoyed watching Chicago Cubs baseball, playing Dominos and cards, mushroom hunting, cooking, a good cup of coffee and watching the humming birds outside his window. 

Survivors include:
Son, Brian Bair of Kendallville.
Grandson, Christopher and Melia Seely of Garrett.
Great grandchildren, Aydin and Avery Seely. 
Sister, Marsha and Den Gose of Grand Junction, Colorado.
Many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his son, Timothy Bair on October 21, 1987; brother, Steven Bair in 2010; sister, M. Sue Talbott in 2018. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 16th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home. 
Burial will take place at Lake View Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Doug Gose, Chris Seely, Jason Easterday, Scott Fortress, Tom Eickholtz, and Stan Sneary.
Memorial donations may be made to Riley Hospital for Children.
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May 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
May 17, 2019

1:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

May 17, 2019

3:00 PM
Lake View Cemetery
Riley Road
Kendallville, IN 46755

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