ST. PETERSBURG — Dr. T. B. Bellamy, 67, of Riverview transitioned to his heavenly home June 16 surrounded by his family. He was a Vietnam veteran, and was employed by TECO Gas formerly known as Peoples Gas for 30 years. He was also the owner and CEO of Bellamy Gas Inc.
Founder and senior pastor of Community Outreach Ministries of St. Petersburg, he leaves behind a devoted and loving wife of 33 years, Pastor Rubbie Bellamy. He also leaves behind daughters Chiquita Dallas (Benjamin F.) Tampa; Octavia Miller (Brenton) Oakley, Calif., and Lakia Haynes, Riverview.
Other family members include his brothers: Frank Bellamy, Dallas; Gale Bellamy (Tracy) Quitman, Ga., and Walter Holman (Minnie) Quitman, Ga. His sisters Priscilla Escalanta, Tampa; Gwendolyn Harrison, Tampa and Wendy Taylor. His eight grandchildren: Benjamin Dallas Sr., Armaude Jones, SPC Breyuan Dallas, Dorrian Miller, Anthony Dorsainville, Iven Dorsainville, Gabriella Miller, Moriah Miller and five great-grandchildren: Aryana Dallas, Ayshianta Dallas, Benjamin Dallas Jr., Braeden Dallas, and Marlei Jones.
His brother-in-law Booker Herring Sr. (Darlina); sister-in-laws: Dorothy Menendez, Lucille Williams (Leonard), Bertha Clark, Josephine Douglas (Willie); God children: Marc Dorsainville, Courtney Roberts, E-4 Ka’Andra Maxwell, Annette and Andrea Garcia and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation is Friday, June 24 from 5-8 p.m. with the wake taking place from 6-7 p.m. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 25 at noon. Both services will take place at Prayer Tower COGIC, 1137 37th St. S, St Petersburg.