Willie James Bellamy of Tampa passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 10, at 11:00 a.m. at
St. John Cathedral, 3401 E. 25th Avenue, Pastor Tony Parker, officiating
with Pastor Tom Jones, of Heaven Destiny Assembly of God,
Eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.
Willie James Bellamy was a native of
Asheville, FL and a resident of Tampa for over 30 years. He was
educated in the Jefferson County School System and was a member of Mt.
Moriah Primitive Baptist Church.
He entered the United States Marine Corps in 1965 to serve his country.
He served until he was given an Honorable Discharge after the Vietnam
War. After serving in the Marines, he began a career with the United
States Postal Service in New York, NY.
Years later he moved back to Tampa and began his employment with James
A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital until his retirement in 2012.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Tolbert Moore and Lela Bellamy
Moore; and his grandmother, Ethel B. Howard.
He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife, Joyce D. Bellamy;
daughters, LaTarcha (Xavier) Dunlap of Albany, GA, Temeka Dennison and
Rochanda Dennison of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Ta’Shaunna Dunlap, Xavier
Dunlap, Jr., Daisean Buie, Daiunna Buie, and Christian Dunlap; sisters,
Evelyn (John) Cobb, of Ft. Pierce, FL, Cynthia (Anthony) Williams, and
Ethel (Ken) Harris of Apopka, FL; brothers, Tommie (Janet) Moore of
Pembroke Pines, FL, and Fred (Montrece) Moore of Clarksville, TN; aunts,
Alberta Pyron, Elizabeth (Nathaniel) McQuay, and Ernestine Bellamy of
Tampa, FL; uncles, Frank Howard and Elmer (Leola) Bellamy of
Greensville, FL; a helpful nephew, Elijah Ford; good neighbors, Mr. Dave
(Gloria) and Mr. Ray (Sheryl); and a host of loving nephews, nieces,
cousins, and friends.
If by chance we omitted any other immediate family members, please
The remains will repose after 5 p.m. Friday, August 9 at Ray Williams
Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.