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Charlie B. Bazemore


Sunrise: April 4, 1975

Sunset: August 23, 2019

On the afternoon of 23 August 2019, Charlie B Bazemore, also known as Chuck, very quietly and peacefully closed his eyes.
Charlie was 44 years young, born 4 April 1975 at Portsmouth Naval Hospital to Charlie and Mercedes Bazemore. He was
the father of a young Navy Sailor Charlie B. Bazemore, Jr. Charlie was an outstanding athlete starring in soccer, baseball,
basketball and especially football. In football, he was awarded the offensive player of the year for Europe. Also, that year, while
playing quarterback, he led his team to an undefeated season. Their team, The Ansbach Cougars, won the European Division
III Championship in 1992. He attended Virginia Union for a year and shortly thereafter entered the U.S. Marine Corps. After spending time in Japan with the marines he settled in San Diego, CA.

He is survived by his father Charlie (known as Mr. B by his friends),mother Ms. Mercedes (known as Ms. B. by his friends),
son Charlie Jr., sister Tomika Strong (Lewis), grandmother Elizabeth Hopkins, uncles Alvin Cromwell (Jeanette), Chesapeake, VA, Stephen Barnes (Marshal), Portsmouth, VA, Gregory Barnes (Andie), San Diego, CA, Moses Bazemore(Cynthia), Windsor, NC, Gene Hopkins (Veratta), Burke, VA Aunts Charlotte Coleman, Chesapeake, VA, Alyce Bazemore (Ronald) Chesapeake, VA, Juanita Barnes, St. Paul, MN, and a host of cousins and friends.

Charlie touched all those that he came in contact with because of his glowing personality and great smile. He left us suddenly at such a young age, but will always be remembered by those that knew him best.

Viewing Friday, August 30, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Bazemore Family Cemetery Windsor, NC

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    Evette and Ollie Taylor says

    “May the story of his life that were written moment by moment, in how he loved and was loved, in the day to day things that were shared, and the many ways that he touched each person’s heart. May all that you shared bring you peace in your time of sadness.” We are sending our heartfelt thoughts, prayers, hugs, and love to you and the family. Ollie, Evette and Tay Taylor

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    Mariel Jones-Smith says

    Remembering my friend my brother in his sweet loving ways,sending my Sincere condolences to The Bazemore family. I love you. Cookie

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    Petronia Mcbride says

    To the Bazemore family please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your son and my bonus son who I had the opportunity to love on as an infant. My memories of him will be precious ones that will be tucked in my heart forever.

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    Jenice Coffey says

    My heart and love goes pout to everyone touched by Charles passing. The Lord says he sleeping and pain is no more. Merry he truly with all our love Rest In Peace.❤ Jenice The Poet Coffey. Aka Nesi

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