Kevin L. Bayless


Kevin Lamont Bayless, a beloved son, father, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2023, at the age of 50. He was born on January 27, 1973, in his cherished hometown of Columbus, OH. Kevin’s legacy will forever be remembered as one filled with compassion, joy, and unwavering love.

Growing up in Columbus, Kevin embraced the values instilled in him by his parents, Wilbert and Dorothy Bayless. He was a proud graduate of Whetstone High School, where his passion for community involvement and helping others first emerged. Kevin’s warm heart and compassionate spirit touched the lives of all who crossed his path, making him a true pillar of strength and kindness.

Kevin’s greatest joy in life was his son, Kevin Bayless-Anderson, who was his pride and joy. Together, they created countless cherished memories filled with laughter and love. Kevin’s bond with his brother, Gregory Bayless, was unbreakable. Their shared adventures and lifelong support brought immeasurable happiness to their lives.

Kevin Lamont Bayless will forever be remembered for his infectious laughter, vibrant spirit, and unwavering love for his family and friends. His legacy will continue to inspire kindness, compassion, and the power of selflessness.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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  1. Ernestine Anderson

    Kevin Lamont Bayless,was my only son-in-law for 21 yrs. I was so sure he was going to beat the cancer. We had a good talk days before he gained his wing’s and I’ll always remember that time. Fly high Big Kev
    I got your two boys Kevin and Keshaun always ❤️❤️❤️

  2. Kevin Bayless-Anderson jr

    Love you dad 4Life❤️️~ Lil kev

  3. My prayers and condolences goes out to my Bayless family. Uncle Kev u will be missed. Rest in paradise

  4. Kevin was like a his brother said rich.. brother joe..and anybody else i just hard 2 brother is ..gone..but God have a spot 4 him..much love 2 the

  5. Marilyn LittleJohn

    My Heart go’s out to the family Uncle Kevin will be missed . Me Cindy and Uncle Kevin and Little Greg a lot of fun together. I love you all Marilyn Patterson LittleJohn

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