Eugene Henry Bazzrea, Jr.
- February 24, 1934 - January 4, 2013
- Mechanicsville, Virginia
of Eugene's Passing
P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675
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“Gene was an awesome, teacher, coach, and friend. He was such a detail man, and people person. As a current football coach at Highland Springs, I...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Terry Meeks - Mechanicsville, VA
“When we look back at our Teachers or Coaches it's the ones that
inspired us are the ones who stand out in our memories. My
thoughts and prayers...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lynda Newton Ellington - VA
“I am so sorry to hear we lost Coach Bazz. He was an inspiration to many students at Highland Springs and will not be forgotten.
3 of 12 | Posted by: Vicki Covey Umphlett - Chesapeake, VA
“Sorry to hear about Coach Bazz. He was a great influence on all that passed through HSHS and leaves many good memories for me and the Class of 1968....Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Ray Mansfield - Wellington, FL
“Sorry for your loss. Coach will be missed by many. He touched many lives through his teaching and coaching. One of the good guys for sure!
5 of 12 | Posted by: Dennis Mintion - Mechanicsville, VA
“I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord grant you all you need during this time and always.
6 of 12 | Posted by: Suzan Bazzrea Banks - Boones Mill, VA
“Thoughts and prayers to Nancy and the family. My father, Wayne Lowry, and husband Bub Martni worked with Bazz for many years.
Bazz touched the...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Scottie Lowry Martin - Quinton, VA
“Many condolences to Nancy and family. We have all lost a good friend but we will never forget him.
8 of 12 | Posted by: Charles Neal - Midlothian, VA
“Nancy and Family,
So sorry to hear about Coach. He will be missed at CROSSRIP. We will miss his Wv jokes. Prayers to all
Ronnie & Blanche
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9 of 12 | Posted by: Ronnie and Blanche McClure - VA
“Nancy, Kurt and I are so sorry to hear of Coach's passing. It won't be the same at Cross Rip without him driving around in his golf cart chatting...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Theresa Schwab - Apex, NC
“Nancy and Family,
We can't think of camping and not think of Gene. He was always ready to lend a hand and loved being with the Cross Rip Family. ...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Casey and Andy Redford - VA
“MY MEMORY WAS THE FIRST AND LAST TIME I SAW HIM.. WE GAVE EACH OTHER A HUG AND A TEAR RAN DOWM HIS CHEEK..
MAY HE REST IN PEACE AND...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Susan Pappas - JOHNSON CITY, TN
Bazzrea, Jr., Eugene Henry, 78, of Mechanicsville, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2013. He is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Nany Bazzrea; son, Kevin Michael (Gwen); grandsons, Daniel and Adam Bazzrea, and a host of family members and friends. Eugene dutifully served in the U.S. Air Force as a radio airborne operator and later became a teacher and coach for Highland Springs High School. Even after his retirement Eugene continued to serve the Highland Springs High School athletic community by working most of their sporting events. He was a member of W.A.R.T.S. and was an avid sports fan, especially for Highland Springs athletics. Family will receive friends on Friday, January 11 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 12 at 10 a.m. at Sandston Baptist Church, 100 W. Williamsburg Road, Sandston, VA 23150. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.