In Loving Memory of Bruce Kelly Bazemore, Sr.

Life Legacy

Bruce Kelly Bazemore, Sr., 86, left this life for a better one on May 28, 2013. He was born October 22, 1926 in Hagan, GA to Henry Kelly Bazemore and Duchess Deloach Bazemore. He was preceded in death by his parents; younger brother, Jack Sharkey Bazemore and brother-in-law, Dr. W.G. Watson.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Alice Scarboro Bazemore; sons, Bruce Kelly Bazemore, Jr. (Pat), Michael Wayne Bazemore (Pam), Gregory Dane Bazemore (Cathy); eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a sister, Audrey Bazemore Watson of N. Augusta, SC.

He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 35 years as a train master. He was a Boy Scout leader and the first of three generations of Civitans. As a member of Jefferson Street Baptist Church for 60 years, he served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher and on numerous committees. The family would like to thank special caregivers Shari Rawls and Linda Pennington and the wonderful staff at Serenity Hospice.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in the Chapel of Jefferson Street Baptist Church with burial following in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Rev. Jeff Audrich and Rev. Darren Talley will officiate. Pallbearers will be Brian Bazemore, Christian Lee, Danny Tucker, Christopher Bazemore, Kelly Bazemore, Ronnie Massengale and Roy Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be the Bernard Hurley Sunday School Class and the deacons of Jefferson Street Baptist Church.

In lieu of flower contributions may be made to Jefferson Street Baptist Church or Serenity Hospice.

10/22/1926  -  05/28/2013

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Born: October 22, 1926

Death: May 28, 2013

Memorial donations may be made to:
Jefferson Street Baptist Church
Serenity Hospice

This memorial provided by:
Townsend Brothers Funeral Home
Dublin, GA

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