MR. OSCAR WISHARD BELLAMY, {75} aka “WOOSH”, “DADS” and “BELL” went to his eternal rest on Saturday, July 29, 2017. He was born on February 28, 1942 to the late Oscar Bellamy and Minnie Boone Bellamy of Hallsboro, NC. “WOOSH” attended Columbus County schools and graduated from Artesia High School. After finishing high school, he joined the U.S. Army and went to Vietnam where he was wounded and was honorably discharged. He then moved to Jamaica Queens, NY where he met and married Linda Kennedy~Bellamy. He worked at Long Island Jewish and Kings County Hospitals. He moved to Myrtle Beach, SC in the late 80’s and made Myrtle Beach, SC his home. “OSCAR”  was a member of Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church and paid his tithes faithfully. He was also a member of Allen AME Church while in New York and a member of Mount Hebron AME Zion Church in Hallsboro, NC. “WOOSH” was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Minnie Bellamy of Hallsboro, NC; two {2} brothers, Alonzo and Aubrey Bellamy of New York; two {2} sisters, Juanita {Bebea} Smith of Myrtle Beach, SC and Clarice {Teen} Riggins of Bolton, NC; a daughter, Teresa Bracey of Hallsboro, NC.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories three {3} daughters, Belinda {Hiroshi} Nakamura of Dublin, CA, Jewlene Bellamy of Minneapolis, MN and Teresa Bellamy of Myrtle Beach, SC; one {1} son, Oscar Ricardo {Michelle} Bellamy of Linden Hurst, NY; one {1} sister, Eleanor Gore of Myrtle Beach, SC; one {1} brother, Wiley Bellamy of Brooklyn, NY; fifteen {15} grandchildren; seven {7} great~grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. “WOOSH” had a very special sister, Eleanor Gore; niece, Karcarla Jones; nephew, Larry {Cisco} Bellamy of Myrtle Beach, SC; nurse, Stephanie Blake with Home Health Direct of Burgess, SC who went above and beyond to care for him diligently.
“WOOSH” never met a person that was a stranger. To know him was to love him. He will be truly missed by all. As “WOOSH” would say, “love ya, love ya, love ya!!!” Visitation will be held. 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Friday, August 04, 2017 at Ocean View Funeral Homes Williams Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 4:00 PM Saturday, August 05, 2017 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Homes Williams Chapel Myrtle Beach.