It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim Bede on July 9, 2015, as a result of an unrecoverable aneurysm suffered at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  Jim, a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend, and a beloved member of the aviation community, was surrounded by his wife, children and his grandchildren.


In Jim's honor, on August 1, 2015, the Lorain County Regional Airport (KLPR) will be hosting a Jim Bede Memorial Fly-In. 


A Memorial Service for Jim will be at 1:00 PM, followed by a celebration of Jim's life.


Date & Time: August 1, 2015   1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Place: Lorain County Regional Airport (KLPR)

44050 Russia Road, Elyria, OH 44035 (440-323-7000)


Please click on this link (Blue Button to right)  to express your condolences and fondest memories of Jim.



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