Linwood Vance Bazemore

March 20, 1928 - August 1, 2017

03/20/1928 - 08/01/2017

Past Services

Saturday August 05, 2017
11:00 am
Bazemore Family Cemetery

Additional Information:

Rev. Jeff Crabtree will be officiating the service.


Additional Information:

The family will receive friends at the home following the graveside service.

Cofield, NC – Mr. Linwood Vance Bazemore age 89, of Cofield, NC died on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 surrounded by his family at the Accordius Creekside Nursing Home in Ahoskie, NC.

He was born in Hertford County on March 20, 1928 to the late Vance and Celia Bazemore. Mr. Bazemore served in the US Army during the Korean War. Linwood was married to his first wife, Martha Lassiter Bazemore in 1949 until her death in 1966. He was married to Rose Woodard Bazemore in 1971 until her death in 2009. Linwood was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Ahoskie, NC.  Mr. Bazemore worked as an inspector with the Ford Motor Company until retiring in 1999. He loved the outdoors, westerns, gardening and his dog Bo.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Celia Harrell Bazemore, father, Zebulon Vance Bazemore, first wife, Martha Lassiter Bazemore and second wife, Rose Woodard Bazemore, sister, Agnes Landing and grandson, Michael Fedock.

Linwood is survived by his three daughters, Lynn B. Lineberger of Norfolk, VA, Jewel D. Fedock and her husband Frank of Cofield, NC, Beth Bazemore of Hampton, VA, a son, Stewart Bazemore of Norfolk, VA, a stepson, Clayton Dilday and his wife Suzanne of Greensboro, NC; two granddaughters, Jessica and Rachel Dilday, five grandsons, William and Josef Hanning, Christopher, Clay, and Brayden Dilday, a granddaughter-in-law, Crystal, three great granddaughters, Elsa and Cate Hanning, Abby Dilday, and three great grandsons, Harry Hanning, Scott and Ryan Fedock.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Bazemore Family Cemetery in Cofield, NC, with Dr. Jeff Crabtree officiating.  The family will receive friends at the home following the graveside.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie is handling the arrangements for the Bazemore family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Anne Laskin
6 years ago

Linwood was always a kind presence and I will miss him. The graveside service was beautiful yesterday.

Lisa Price
6 years ago

My deepest sympathy Stewart, for you and your family during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Linda Wei
6 years ago

My deepest condolences to you Stewart, and your family. You’re in my thoughts and prayers!

Gloria Jacobs
6 years ago

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My prayers are with you Stewart and all of the members of your family
Gloria Jacobs

Guy Buck
6 years ago

Deepest condolences and prayers for your family in this difficult time.

Anita Church
6 years ago

I pray for your family God’s comforting strength.

Brenda Nichols Baisey
6 years ago

So sorry, I am thinking of you and your family. Much love and many prayers. Be strong my friend.

Sacramenta Landrum
6 years ago

To the family and friends of Linwood please accept my deepest condolences. In this time of grief and sorrow please read God’s wonderful promise in his word the Bible for the loved ones we have lost in death John 5:28,29 and Revelation 21:3,4.

Bob and Loretta Wiggins Phillip
6 years ago

Our deepest condolences to you Lynn and Stewart and all of your family! You will be in our prayers!

Lavora Moore
6 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May the peace of God be with you all. Sincerely,