Nasser Babazadeh, patriarch of the Babazadeh and Hosseini families, retired construction mogul, entrepreneur & philanthropist, dies at 81

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

ORMOND BEACH, Fla -- Nasser Babazadeh, patriarch of the Babazadeh and Hosseini families, retired construction mogul, entrepreneur, philanthropist, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on April 22, 2019. He was 81.

Throughout his life, Mr. Babazadeh, founded and invested in many companies. He served on numerous boards and gave generously to nonprofits.

As a young civil engineer, Mr. Babazadeh started a construction company and grew it into a conglomerate; building high-rises, hospitals, hotels and other commercial buildings. He was involved in management and served on the board of directors of many companies.

The late Nasser Babazadeh was a big contributor to charities like Food Brings Hope / Headline SurferThroughout his life, Nasser Babazadeh, founded and invested in many companies. He served on numerous boards and gave generously to nonprofits like Forough Hosseini's charity program for children and families in Volusia County schools, Food Brings Hope, as shown here.

As a young civil engineer, Mr. Babazadeh started a construction company and grew it into a conglomerate; building high-rises, hospitals, hotels and other commercial buildings. He was involved in management and served on the board of directors of many companies.

Mr. Barbazadeh leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years, Feri. He is also survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Ali Babazadeh and Dr. Mina Zahedi, and their children, Arman and Daria; and his daughter and son-in-law, Marjan and Mike Kargar, and their three children, Keanu, Kayla and Dana. His other son, Arash, predeceased him. He's also survived by his brother, Mansour Babazadeh, and sister, Marzi Dezhkam, as well as many other family members.

The family will receive friends from noon-to-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at Lohman Funeral Home, 733 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

Arrangements are under the care of Lohman Funeral Home, Ormond Beach. Burial service will follow immediately at Volusia Memorial Park Cemetery, 550 N. Nova Road in Ormond Beach. A memorial service will be held at the family's home at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Farshad Babazadeh Honors Program at Food Brings Hope or the donor's charity of choice.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.