He was a native of Eunice and a resident of New Iberia and was a veteran of the United States Navy and Merchant Marines, having served in World War II. For over 30 years, he owned and operated Bellow’s TV Service.
He is survived by his wife, Lillie C. Bellow, native of Eunice and resident of New Iberia; two sons, Lloyd Bellow of San Francisco and Philip Bellow and wife, Rochelle of Wooster, OH; one daughter, Lisa B. Seneca and husband, James of New Iberia; one brother, Adam “Brother” Johnson of Eunice; two sisters, Rena Dupre and Thelma Higginbottom, both of Eunice; and five grandchildren, Stuart Bellow, Grace Bellow, Maureen Bellow, Celeste Manuel, and Caroline Seneca.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Artelus Bellow and Amelia Johnson; three brothers, Lawrence Bellow, Fred Bellow, and Leonce Bellow; and four sisters, Pearl Prudhomme, Mable Lafleur, Belle Bellow, and Edith Bellow.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed on Monday, April 20, 2009 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 from 8:00 am until Services. A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 pm Monday evening.