Rupert Bellamy, 75, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 at his residence.
He was a Ret. Sgt. in the U.S. Army.
Final rites will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church, Grissettown, with Rev. Nathan Vereen officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Calabash, with military honors. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home in Whiteville and Wednesday, Aug. 10 one hour prior to the service at the church.
He is survived by his wife, Sadie Stanley Bellamy; two daughters, Lisa Stanley of Calabash, Ann Stanley of Raleigh; one brother, Benjamin Bellamy of Trenton, N.J.; and one sister, Lillie Pearl Gerald of Longs, S.C.