James Robert BellewMay 1, 1950 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 67)
Celebration of Life will be 3:00 PM Friday, October 13, 2017 at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for James Robert Bellew, 67, of Gadsden. Mr. Bellew passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017. Bro. Eddie Raines Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow at Young’s Chapel Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge of the services.
Mr. Bellew was of the Baptist faith. He was employed at Hokes Bluff Welding & Fabricators where he enjoyed working and loved his co-workers. He was formerly employed at Leach Manufacturing company for 30 years. He coached soccer for the Etowah Youth Soccer Association He was also past president of the Association. His favorite hobby was his grandkids. He was a kind hearted man who left a lasting legacy, he was known by many and loved by all.
He is preceded in death by his parents: James and Ruth Bellew, sister; Virginia, nephews: Shane Bellew, CJ and Joshua Mosier.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years; Denise, son; James Robert (Heather) Bellew Jr., daughter: Jeannie (Cubie) Nguyen, grandchildren: Ava and Scarlett Bellew, Cayley, Cameron and Cooper Atchley, special grandchildren: Madie Silas and Courtlyn Harcrow, brother: Thomas Gene (Debbie) Bellew and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Special thanks to the Pruett’s Family from Pruett’s Bar B-Que, Dr.’s and nurses of the SICU & MICU of Gadsden Regional Medical Center and the Gadsden Regional Cancer Center.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cancer Center of Gadsden, American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to time of service Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.ghbfuneralhome.com