Obituary: David W. Bazil Jr.

David W. Bazil Jr. died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice inpatient unit. He was born Nov. 13, 1955, in Newton to David W. Sr. and Neva (Rodgers) Bazil.

David worked for Beechcraft/Raytheon as a tool crib attendant and also worked for Excel Industries in Hesston. He attended Newton Church of the Brethren. He enjoyed restoring a 1956 Chevy pickup truck and showing it in local shows. David was also a member of the Newton Eagles Lodge Aerie #2516 and enjoyed playing pool with his friends at the Eagles Lodge. David’s family was important to him, and he looked forward to spending time with them.

He is survived by his daughter, Ashleigh, and her husband, Joe Parker, of Sanford, Fla.; mother, Doris Bazil, of Newton; aunt Neva Riley, of Newton, and uncle Harold Rodgers, of Newton. He is also survived by two grandsons Emmett, and Holden Parker.

David was preceded in death by his father.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at Newton Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Brad Riley presiding. Private family interment will be in the Restlawn Gardens of Memory, rural Newton.

Memorials are suggested to the Newton Church of the Brethren in care of Petersen Funeral Home.