David Wayne Bazil Sr., 86, died on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.
David was born on March 29, 1928 in Arkansas City, Kansas to Cecil and Nina (Flood) Bazil, and later he was also raised by his step-mother, Catherine.
David was in the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Hanson. He was discharged in 1947.
He married Doris Jean Rodgers, June 5, 1953 in the Church of the Brethern in Newton. They were married for 61 years prior to his passing.
David enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping but he loved golf. He played on many golf courses in Wichita and the surrounding area.
He retired from Beechcraft in 1991 after serving 40 years as an Analyst.
He is survived by his wife: Doris Bazil; son: David Bazil, Jr. and his spouse, Teresa; grandchild: Ashley and Joe Parker; and two great grandchildren: Holden and Emmett .
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 PM, Thursday, January 29th at the Church of the Brethern in Newton. Visitation is scheduled at Petersen Funeral Home for Wednesday, January 28th from 5:00 to 9:00 PM with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The graveside committal will follow the service at Restlawn Gardens of Memory in rural Newton. The US Navy will present military honors at the gravesite.
A memorial has been set up for Church of the Brethern, 520 Columbus Ave., Newton, KS. 67114. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com