Andre' Kevin Bayne A.K.A "Big Sweets" was born July 3, 1974 in St. Michaels, Barbados, to Joycelyn Rosemary Margaret Bayne and the late Rudy Howell. Andre came to the United States with his mother when he was five years old. Andre attended grammar school P.S #17 and P.S. #12 in Paterson, New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rudy Howell and maternal grandfather, Herbert Lynwood Bayne.
Andre departed this life at the young age of thirty-three, Friday, June 6, 2008.
Andre leaves to cherish his memories: his three sons, Andre Bayne, Charlie Porter and Jordan Weaver; his mother, Joycelyn Rosemary Margaret Bayne; three sisters, Toi Bayne, Greta Bayne-Collazo and Terri Bayne; three nephews, Marqwuese Bayne, Ka'Shon Bayne
and R. Jason Collazo; maternal grandmother, Sylvia Bayne; three aunts, Heather Robinson (Barbados), Deborah Cutting (New York) and Joy Johnson (Georgia); two uncles, Anthony Bayne (Barbados) and Michael Bayne (Georgia); and a host of cousins, other relatives, friends, neighbors and a long devoted friend of the family, Pamela McQueen.