Joseph Basil Breeze, age 99 of Dayton and most recently Centerville, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at St. Leonard Center. He was born November 18, 1921 in Kenton County, Kentucky the son of Ollie and Mabel Breeze.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve; second wife, Ruth Breeze; son, Donald Breeze; daughter, Connie Sohn; and brother, Frank Breeze.
Joseph is survived by his four Sons, Arthur Ronald Breeze, Joseph B. Breeze, II, Gary (Lisa) Breeze and Larry Breeze; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; along with many extended family and friends.
A proud US Army Air Corp veteran of WWII where he was a Tail Gunner and Gunnery Instructor who instructed both Jimmy Stewart and Clark Gable. He was a devoted member of Beavercreek Christian Church. Joe enjoyed camping with his family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM on April 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Beavercreek Christian Church, 3009 Shakertown Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45434, where his funeral will follow at 1:00 PM. Burial will take place at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 170 N Valley Rd, Xenia, OH 45385 following the service. Donations may be made to Beavercreek Christian Church in his name.
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