Elanda "Bae Bae" Ramsey

Elanda "Bae Bae" Ramsey, 66, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at La Porte Hospital.


Elanda was born on August 15, 1954, in Springfield, IL, to Aaron Ford and Rosie Lee (King) Ramsey.


On April 29, 2017 in La Porte, IN, he married Beverly Starkey who survives.  Also surviving are his two sons, Aaron Roper and Elanda Drake; 5 stepchildren, Deidria, Patrick, and Warwik Roper, Cory and Christopher Johnson; 7 brothers, Ruffus, Henry, Carlos, Jerome and Floyd Ramsey,Willie McClarty, and Clyde Ramsey, Jr.; sister, Nancy Ramsey; a host of grandkids; many nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Rozlyn Starkey; and 3 brothers-in-law, Dennis Bridges, Martin Starkey, and Adam Leisure.


He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Willie Ramsey and O'Dell Ramsey; and stepson, Roley Johnson, III.


Bae Bae repaired brass instruments at Wolfe Productions in Rolling Prairie.  He loved to travel having been to Germany and China.  He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, and cooking.  Bae Bae was known for making the best turtle soup ever.


Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.


Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Beverly Ramsey, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.


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