ODESSA Christopher James Bellinger, age 26, of Odessa, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at his home.|
He was born in Lubbock on December 5, 1985 to Carole Bellinger Ransom and the late James Roosevelt Jones. He married Karime Leyva in Odessa on Valentine's Day, 2008. He was a derrick hand, working in the oilfield.
Chris was a good person. He was sweet and gentle and very nice, with a childlike curiosity. He enjoyed kick boxing, participating and watching Ultimate Fighting. He was devoted to his wife and children.
He is survived by his wife Karime (Leyva) Bellinger; daughter: Jazlynn Aaliyah Bellinger; two sons: La'Damien Bellinger and Christopher James Bellinger Jr.; mother: Carole Ransom; step-father: Jimmy Ransom; and two brothers: LaTroy Bellinger and Jesus Garcia; all of Odessa.
Funeral services will be at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 10:00 am Friday, June 22, 2012, Rev. James D. Porter officiating.
Interment will follow at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Arisdel Leyva, Victor Porras, Jr., LaTroy Bellinger, Jesus Garcia, Joseph Porras, and Lionel Porras. Jose Nuñez will be an honorary pallbearer.
Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa, Texas.
Published in Odessa American on June 22, 2012