Octavious Bellamy, Sr., 74, of Norfolk passed away on March 31, 2021. Born in Whitakers, NC, he was the son of the late Adell Bellamy Gorham and the late Octavious Draughn, Jr.
Octavious retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 20+ years of service. He was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA and The Word Church, Richmond, VA. A faithful man of God, Octavious served on the Deacon and Men’s Usher Ministries and led communion services for the sick and homebound.
Besides his mother and father, Octavious was predeceased by his grandfather, Step Bellamy, and two sisters, Doris Gorham Hampton and Sheila Draughn. He leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Brenda; son, Octavious Jr.; daughter, Yovonda; grandson, Tyvon; special sister, Delores Bellamy Short; brothers, Leo Gorham (Jeanetta), William Gorham, James Gorham, and Robert Lee Gorham (Kathy); special aunts, Mattie Bellamy, Ethel Mae Bellamy, Geneva Suggs, and Mary Frances Hinton; and a host of other close family members and friends.