John Buddy Bogozan
John Buddy Bogozan
  • May 15, 1939 - December 14, 2016
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mr. John Buddy Bogozan, age 77, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016. He was born May 15, 1939 in Brunswick, GA. Mr. Bogozan was an active member at Central Baptist Church. He loved being outdoors, whether in his garden, yard or deep sea fishing in Florida. Buddy enjoyed tinkering with things and was mechanically inclined. He loved his dogs. After 43 years of service as a pharmacist he retired from Kroger in 1999.

Mr. Bogozan is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 36 years, Evelyn Bogozan; parents Beatrice and John Milos Bogozan as well as his brothers Ben and wife Betty Bogozan, Tommy Bogozan and Jim Bogozan.

He is survived by his brother Joseph and Judy Bogozan; sisters Judy and George Jenkins and Johnnie Bogozan; nieces and nephews Marti Graham, Jenny Watts, Joey Bogozan as well as great nieces, nephews and other family members.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 4 until 7 o’clock pm. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at the funeral home at 1 o’clock pm with Pastor Steve McFall and Brother Charles Gibbs officiating. Interment will be at 3 o’clock pm at Mt. Harmony in Mableton, GA.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in Buddy’s honor to the American Parkinson Disease Association, PO Box 49416, Atlanta, GA 30359,

The family would like to especially thank the caregivers, Betty Heath, Diane Johnson, Dorothy Snipes, Rita Kent, Bulinda Bradfield, Lila Heard, Maria Cruz, and Shelia Johnson.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246