Originally created 09/27/03

Mr. Walter Brizius (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Walter L. "Walt" Brizius, age 60, beloved husband of Sonia Brizius, entered into rest Tuesday, September 23, 2003, at his residence. Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Friday, September 26, 2003, from Burns Memorial United Methodist Church. The Revs. William Burch, Rodney Blomfield and Chuck Hunt officiated. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. Brizius lied in state at the church one hour prior to service time. Mr. Brizius was a native of Evansville, Ind., and he has lived in the Augusta area for the last 16 years. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant and was a veteran of the Viet Nam War. After his retirement he was employed at Georgia Regional and Gracewood Hospitals. He was also very active in The Boy Scouts of America and the Civil Air Patrol. He was also an ordained Baptist minister. Survivors include two sons, Troy Anthony Brizius of Deep River, Conn. and Glen Leon Brizius of Atlanta; one daughter, Anna Lenn Provost and her husband, Chris of Augusta; one grandchild, Haley Provost. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sheri Lee Brizius. The family received friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m., Pallbearers were members of his fellowship class. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle September 27, 2003