LAKE WALES - David Jeffrey Hazlett, 58, of Lake Wales, departed this life on November 25, 2012 at his home, after battling cancer.
He was born in Ft. Belvoir, VA on January 27, 1954. His family moved to Lake Wales in 1963, where he grew up attending area schools and graduated from Lake Wales High School in 1972. He attended Polk Community College in Winter Haven. He was a Service Technician for Till Office Supply and Boring Business Systems.
David was a devoted husband, loving son, father and grandfather. He was an avid photographer and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ellen Hazlett Brimlow.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Jean; two sons, Jason Amerson and Justin Hazlett; his parents, Ellen and David Hazlett; a sister, Suzanne Hazlett Lawson; a brother, John D. Hazlett; grandchildren, Jacqueline, Ivy, Caitlyn, Rebecca and Danielle.
The family will have a gathering of friends at his home in Lake Wales between 3:00 and 5:00 PM on Monday, December 3. A memorial service will be held that evening at Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales at 7:00 PM.
The family requests that donations be made to Moffit Cancer Center or Good Shepherd Hospice in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be sent to the family and the webcast of the service can be viewed at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com