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Syed Tariq Azmi


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Syed Tariq Azmi

Memphis, TN.

Syed Tariq Azmi 77, passed away July 3, 2017 in Memphis, TN after a difficult battle with prostate cancer. He was born October 15, 1939 in Lahore, Pakistan and spent his final months surrounded by his loving family in Birmingham, UK and Memphis, TN.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sitara Tariq. He is survived by his children, Rabia Khan (Arshad) of Birmingham United Kingdom and Syed Shehzad Azmi (Anne) of Memphis, TN; grandchildren, Ahsan Khan, Anum Khan, and Zachary Azmi; and a large extended family in Pakistan, the USA and throughout the world.

Azmi will be missed by all who knew him. He was a lover of life with a very quick wit. Being a very good singer he always was the life of every family wedding, equally popular among adults and children of the family. He retired in 2000 from the Agriculture department of Punjab Pakistan where his last posting was Director at Lahore.

Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. and funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, July 6. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Methodist Alliance Hospice (www.methodisthealth.org/give or Methodist Foundation, ATTN Methodist Hospice, PO Box 42048, Memphis, TN 38174)
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 5, 2017
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