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Tony Ray Bazzelle

d. November 2, 2020

Tony Ray Bazzelle, 64, of Detroit, MI passed away November 2, 2020.

Tony Ray Bazzelle, known to many of his friends as "U.K.," was born on December 11, 1955, in Detroit, Michigan. He was the eldest son of James and Margaret Bazzelle. His baptism occurred at the Church of Our Father Baptist, Detroit, MI, at an early age.

Tony often was known to discuss the Holy Scriptures with the many individuals he encountered throughout his life. He graduated from Laura F. Osborn High School in 1973 and studied Engineering at Wayne State University. His career as a Computer Assisted Draftsman (CAD)-Design Engineer encompassed 23 years overseas as an independent contractor with General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler in Germany, Korea, and the United Kingdom.

He loved to travel, follow sports, play chess, technology, listening to music, dancing, and socializing. Tony was outgoing and the life of the party.

On November 2, 2020, Tony stepped into glory. He leaves to cherish his precious memories to his beloved mother Margaret (his father James and brother Michael preceded him in death); his favorite sister Renee’; his children: Tony "TJ" Bazzelle (United Kingdom), Tiffany(Antonio) Gregory (Detroit), and Ellis (United Kingdom); grandchildren, Antonio II, Lyric-Grace, Isaac, Zoe; his favorite Aunt Clara; loving cousins Tyrone (preceded in death), Dwayne, Lee Vaugh, Donice, Denice; lifelong friends Dr. Joseph Jennings, Kevin Bennett, Al Bowers; nieces, great-nephews, relatives, and a host of friends.

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