Leo "JR" Edward Bazen, Jr.



Leo Edward Bazen Jr., age 57 of Laurinburg passed away at Morrison Manor on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Leo was born October 9, 1959 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, a son to Leo Edward Bazen, Sr. and Glenys Curtis Bazen. He retired from Butler Manufacturing after many years of dedicated service. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also enjoyed tinkering and being outside. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, JR’s greatest joy was sharing time with his family.

Leo is survived by his wife Joyce Price Bazen of the home; his son, Leo Edward Bazen III, “Little Leo” (Brittiany Watts) of the home; daughters, Crystal Braxton (Jonathan) of Bolivia, Mollie Bazen Locklear (Carlos) of Laurinburg, Jennelyn Mendoza (Shubert) of the Philippines; his parents, Leo Edward Bazen, Sr., and Glenys Curtis Bazen of Havelock; brothers, Richard Bazen (Florida) of San Antonio, TX and Robert Bazen (Michelle) of Havelock; a sister, Glenys Faye Brown (George) of Bennettsville, SC; grandchildren, Andrew Bazen, Sabrina Bazen, Cynthia Bazen, Georgetta Bazen, Elora Mendoza, Jonathan Braxton Jr., Jasmine Braxton, Leo Edward Bazen, IV, and a host of family and friends.

Family will receive friends at their home on Friday, April 21, 2017, 4:00 until 9:00 p. m.
14021 Mary Anne Lane Laurinburg, NC 28352.

Memorial donations may be given in his memory to The American Cancer Society.