JOHN ARTHUR BEZOLD (1949 - 2018)

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Celebration of Life
Monday, Mar. 12, 2018
2:00 PM
Lifetime Celebrations, Washelli
18224 103rd Avenue
Bothell, WA
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Obituary

JOHN ARTHUR BEZOLD John Arthur Bezold, 68, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at home in Keller, TX after a short three month battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018 Lifetime Celebrations, Washelli, 18224 103rd Avenue, Bothell, WA 98011. Memorials: In lieu of usual remembrances, the Bezold family suggests contributions in John's memory to the John & Kathleen Bezold Business Endowment, Central Washington University Foundation, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Wash. 98926-7508, http://www.cwu.edu/ university-advancement. John Arthur Bezold was born May 31, 1949, son of the late Arthur Wayne and Margaret Helen Ingraham Bezold, in Pasco, Wash. He honorably served his country in the United States Army in A Company, 51st Signal Battalion in Korea, and was discharged in 1971. John received his Associate Degree in Arts & Science from Columbia Basin College and his BS degree in Business Administration, specializing in Finance, from Central Washington University. John made his career with BNSF in Washington and Texas and retired after 32 faithful and dedicated years of service. John was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors: Wife, Kathleen; step-son, Charles Nelson Miller; step-daughter, Karen Renee Schaler; brothers-in-law, William Maurice Holm and Dennis Carl Holm (Raylah) and their children; brother, William Leonard Bezold (Peggy); niece, Kimberly Dunham (David); great-niece, Madisen; sister, Marcia Russell (Mike); niece, Sheri Vessels (Mark); great-niece, Conner; great-nephew, Chandler; nephew, Corey Russell; great-niece, Piper; numerous best friends and many more close relationships. He loved his four borrowed grandchildren, Caleb, Zoe, Luna, and Zander. He also loved classic cars, particularly his 69 Z28, golf, travel, Dylan, guitar, music. He was a good man, loved by many and will be missed.
Published in Tri-City Herald on Feb. 21, 2018
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