Eugene Anglebert “Gene” Bozay, 91, of the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks passed away Monday, May 21, 2018.
Gene was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Dec. 13, 1926. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving in WWII and later earned his Master’s degree from the University of Maryland in 1952. He worked for the Department of Defense Intelligence Agency. Raised Episcopalian, Gene sang at the Washington Cathedral and later became a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church after moving to Salisbury in 1982. He enjoyed singing in the choir, swimming, gardening, and traveling. He was an avid reader and collector of books, was a YMCA enthusiast, gourmet cook, and was a perfectionist in every way.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara “Pat” Benson Bozay; foster father, Robert Reid; stepson, Brady Barbee, Jr.
Those left to cherish his memory are his nieces, June Gregory and Bette Coulter; nephews, Don Myers and Gary Myers.
Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Thursday, May 24, at Rowan Memorial Park Chapel in the Pines, 4125 Franklin Comm Center Rd, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Service: 11 a.m., Thursday, at Rowan Memorial Park Chapel in the Pines with the Rev. Rick Williams officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard. Entombment will follow in the Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks for their kindness and tender loving care shown to Eugene.