Neil Francis Bazil ‘Lagiboo’
March 14, 1949 – January 28, 2016
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother, father, son, grandfather, uncle at the age of 66 years.
Neil was born in Smithers (Evelyn), B.C. on March 14, 1949, 8th child to Lucy Bazil (Verigin)† and Frank Bazil†. He lived his early years in Smithers, B.C. Then at the age of 14 years he moved to Prince Rupert, from Prince Rupert he moved to Terrace where he met Joanne Peters (Johnson)† where they had two children. Neil then lived in Terrace for a period of time and moved on to Vancouver, then Calgary for awhile and finally settled and built himself a home in Moricetown, B.C. in 1996 out on Blunt Creek Road.
Neil is survived by his daughter Melana Bazil, son Melvin Bazil (wife Melanie, granddaughter Saabaya, #1 grandson Esyez), son Ty Smith, Briton Robinson, and his best friend Charlene McNeil.
His siblings are Violet Gellenbeck, Herby Bazil†, Kenneth Titus†, Charlotte Euverman, Corrie Goold, Roger Bazil†, Betty Ann Bob, Gerald Bazil†, Lillian Granley, Marlene Hale, Sandra Small, Kenneth Francis†, Lawrence Bazil, Dolores Bazil.
He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews too numerous to mention.
A memorial was held on February 4, 2016 at the Moricetown Multiplex and a funeral service on February 6, 2016 at the Moricetown Multiplex.
The family would like to thank everyone who have offered their love and support during this difficult time.