Leslie D. "Darrell" Bellard

September 3, 1942 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 77)


MINERAL RIDGE - Leslie D. "Darrell" Bellard Sr. 77, formerly of Girard, passed away peacefully at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday August 16, 2020 at the Continuing Healthcare at the Ridge.
He was born in Steubenville, Ohio on September 3, 1942 the son of Woodrow W. and Thursey E. (Gorby) Bellard. He honorably served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired in 2012 after working 17 years as the shipping coordinator at Warren Fabricating. For many years he also drove truck for Harshman Trucking. Darrell was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church where he served as an usher, choir member and as the church poet.
Darrell is survived by his wife of 45 years Shelby J. "Jean" (Gifford) Bellard whom he married on April 10, 1975; children, Dina (David) Mitchell of Newnan, Georgia, Leslie "Flip" Bellard II of Newnan, Georgia, Mark E. (Robin) Bellard of Palmetto, Georgia, Steven W. (Duan) Kirk of Charlotte, North Carolina, Martha (Robert) Dermer of Cortland; five grandchildren Shane, Hunter, Grayson, Mara, Pim; great granddaughter Madalynn.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Andrea Joy Bellard who died in 1967; sister, Fanny M. Cutlip; niece Uresla.
Calling Hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday August 20, 2020 at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home Niles. The Funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday August 21, 2020 at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church where family and friends may also call one hour prior to the service. Rev. Douglas Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery with Military Honors by the Trumbull County Honor Guard.


AUG 20. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home
126 West Park Avenue
Niles, OH 44446


AUG 21. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Apostolic Pentecostal Church
3101 DeForest Road SE
Warren, OH 44484


AUG 21. 11:00 AM (EST)

Apostolic Pentecostal Church
3101 DeForest Road SE
Warren, OH 44484

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