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Saturday, December 10, 2022
1:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)
*UPDATED INFORMATION FOR CELEBRATION OF LIFE*
James Albert Bellamy, 79, of Cicero, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 12, 1943 to Samuel and Ruby (Russell) Bellamy in Bonnie Blue, Virginia.
Jim was a proud military veteran. He served in the regular Army in Company A 709th Battalion as an MP with a sharp-shooter in rifle and expert in pistol. Jim also served in the National Guard Battery C 2nd Battalion 150th and retired from the U.S. Army Reserve. For over 40 years, he worked as a tool & die maker at Steel Parts Corporation, retiring in 2005. Jim was an avid fisherman and bowler, and loved nice cars and babies. He had a deep love for his family, including a special relationship with his maternal grandfather, Richard Jackson Russell. Jim provided a special, father-like love to all of his nieces and nephews.
Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Gail Arlene Bellamy; daughters, Vanessa (Jesse) Junker and Vivian (John) Pirics; and the lights of his life, grandsons, Trevor and Henry Pirics.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jo Anne Hamilton; and his brothers, William R. Bellamy and Samuel Wells Bellamy II.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, December 10th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm at Earthly Endearments, 155 Main Street, Atlanta, Indiana 46031 for family and friends to come celebrate James (Jim) and share memories.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made in Memory of James Bellamy to the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation. <https://www.indiananrf.org/one-time-gift-form/>
Checks can be mailed to: Indiana Natural Resources Foundation, 402 W. Washington St, W256, Indianapolis, IN 46204
The Bellamy family has entrusted Randall & Roberts Funeral Homes with Jim's care.