“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”- John 11:25-26 Alfred Eric Bellamy Sr., born May 16, 1930 in the Brooksville Community, Little River, SC. He was the eldest child of the late Reverend Charlie Bellamy, and Mrs. Rosa Bellamy Riggins, who both proceeded him in death. He was educated in the segregated public schools of Horry County. Alfred, a former Korean War Veteran, joined the Army of the United States on May 25, 1951 until October 10, 1956 where he received an Honorable Discharge. He was a Switchboard Operator for the United States Army, He was a member of the Free Masons. He was also a member of Mt. Pleasant Senior Choir and male Choir. He accepted Christ early in his young adult life. He was a member of Union Baptist Church of Brooksville, SC. Alfred went to a church service at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church where he met the love of his life, Eula Mae Gause. They were married on April 23, 1957(55 years). Eula Mae proceeded him in death. He had a stepson, Eugene Gause, who proceeded him in death. In 1972 they moved to Tallwoods, Alfred became a member of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church where he faithfully remained until his death. He worked at the Browning & Rhue Company in Shallotte North Carolina. He later worked at Sherwood Forest Camp Ground in Ocean Drive Beach, SC. He worked for seventeen years as the lead landscaper, for Carolina Shores Golf Club of North Carolina until he retired. He leaves to cherish his loving memory his youngest sister, Carrie L. Hudson of Brooksville, South Carolina, his only surviving sibling; 8 loving children: 4 sons, his eldest, Alfred Eric Bellamy Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC, Elbert Bellamy of Little River, SC, Albert (Danisa) Bellamy of North Myrtle Beach, SC and Paul (Shanta) Bellamy of Conway, SC; four daughters, Rosa M. Bellamy, Patricia Bellamy, and Angela M. Bellamy of Tallwood, SC, Connie (Kenneth) Cox of Little River, SC. Alfred had 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grand children. One brother-in-law, Freeman Gause of Longs, SC. He leaves behind a host of sorrowing nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Alfred was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters: Wilbert Bellamy, Edward Bellamy, Charles Bellamy, Edmond Riggins, Samuel Riggins, Earlene Bessant, and Julene Gau
Viewing will be held at Latimer's Funeral Home Saturday Sept 18, 2021 2-6PM
The Funeral will be Sunday Sept. 19, 2021 1PM at MT Pleasant MBC on Mt Zion Rd Little River, SC.
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