Alva W Bellamy
August 27, 1935 - July 26, 2021
Alva W Bellamy age 85 passed away at 3:20 am, Monday, July 26, 2021 at his home following an illness.
Alvie was born August 27, 1935 in Goodman, MO. His parents were Conley Carl and Theresa Bernice (Johnson) Bellamy. He had lived in Galena since 1955, moving from the Goodman area.
He graduated from Pineville, MO High School. He worked for 41 years at Eagle Picher in Joplin as a battery builder and later as an engineering technician, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Empire Mission Church in Galena. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and lawn mowing.
Alvie was married to Peggy L. Gourley on September 21, 1956 in Joplin, MO. She survives.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Marcia Bellamy and Connie Bellamy both of Galena; one brother, Darrell Bellamy, (Abby), Springfield, MO; five sisters, Geneva Beaver, Joplin, Cleta Chappel, Galena, Carolyn Myers, Joplin, Loretta Wilkerson, Joplin, and Joyce Ward, Springfield; two grandchildren, Jennifer Wolf (Debra Lucas-Wolf) and James Wolf.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Don Bellamy and Larry Bellamy, and three sisters, Fern Ash, Billie Gideon, and Joy Dudley.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS. Pastor Donna Maybee will officiate.
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