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Bryan Pirkle Bazer

SHREVEPORT, LA - A celebration of the life of Bryan Pirkle Bazer will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at First Baptist Church Sanctuary, Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Associate Pastor John Henson with eulogy by Col. Mike Courts, his son-in-law. Burial will be at Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Southside Drive on Monday, March 23, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. until
8:00 p.m.

Bryan was born February 28, 1926 in Shreveport, LA. He died March 21, 2009. He was a graduate of Sarepta High School, Louisiana College, and New Orleans Seminary. He was a World War II veteran and was awarded a Purple Heart. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was serving as a part-time chaplain at the Veteran's Administration Hospital. He was a deacon at FBC and a Sunday School teacher and served on numerous church committees and known as the gum man .

He will live on in the memories of his wife, Adrienne Webb Bazer and his children, daughters, Betty Barron and husband Bruce, Marilyn Tauzin, and Robbie Courts and husband Col. Michael Courts; sons, Dr. Larry Bazer and wife Gayle, Jeffrey Bazer and wife Alene, and Jon Bazer and wife Paula. He is also survived by Adrienne's children, daughter, Allison Webb; son, Mark Webb and wife Cheryl, and their children, Michael, Jonathan, and Cameron; and son Paul Webb and wife Stephanie, and their children, Reade and Lucas. He is survived by brothers, Raymond Bazer and Jed Bazer; and sister, Violet George; grandchildren, Larissa Galloway, Stephanie Triplett, Amanda Leathers, Clint Barron, Kelli Caraway, Ben Courts, Samantha Courts, David Bazer, Jamie Guner, Tim Bazer; great-grandchildren, Garrett Galloway, Grace Galloway, Emma Leathers, Ansley Leathers, Jackson Leathers, Kylie Bazer, Jacob Caraway and Evie Caraway; and countless nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Culpepper Bazer; his parents, R.O. and Primrose Bazer; brothers, Arnold Bazer, Printon Bazer and O.P. Bazer; his sisters, Robbie Hughes and Temple Olenik.

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Churh,
Shreveport or to the donor's choice. Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside Chapel 687-1256