Jacob Bellville, V 72, of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Monday September 15, 2008 at his home.
Jacob was born December 26, 1935 in Powhatan Point, Ohio a son of the late Jacob and Elizabeth Baker Bellville.
He was a retired electrician for the Ormet Corporation at Hannibal, Ohio, a life member of the VFW Post 5565 Powhatan Point, a member of the Grandview Christian Church Powhatan Point, a member and past master of Moriah Lodge 105 F & AM and a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Frances Gallaher Bellville, who he married on August 9, 1958 in St. Clairsville, Ohio by Rev. Orville Wilson, five children, Jacob Bellville, VI and his wife, Brenda of St. Louis, Missouri, Patrick Bellville and his wife, Lisa of New Martinsville, West Virginia, Laura Bellville of Powhatan Point, Ohio, Michelle Arnold and her husband, Earl of Waynesville, Missouri and Mary Caldwell and her husband, Matthew of Columbus, Ohio, twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren. In addition to his immediate family, he is survived by seven sisters, Betty Bier of Madison, Ohio, Irene Stetz of Shadyside, Ohio, Edna Roberts of Jerusalem, Ohio, Elsie Robert Geiger of Columbus, Ohio, Linda Richard Tracy of Bradford, Pennsylvania, Juanita Casto of Bancroft, West Virginia, Constance Bilyeu of Bridgeport, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm where services will be held on Thursday at 11 am with the Pastor Geoge W. Coffman, II officiating.
Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery with Full Military Honors conducted by the Powhatan Point Honor Guard.
VFW Post 5565 will conduct services on Wednesday evening at 7 pm at the funeral home.
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