Flornn Theodore "Ted" Bellon
1926 ~ 2014
Mr. Flornn Theodore "Ted" Bellon, age 88, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Ted was a longtime resident of the coast and received a Bachelor's Degree from Auburn University. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served our nation during WWII. He worked as a programming engineer in radio and television in Mobile, AL for 15 years and retired from Ingalls Shipbuilding after 24 years in the electrical engineering department. Ted and Dianne traveled extensively, visiting 125 countries and all seven continents. He participated with the MS Gulf Coast WWII Honor Flight to Washington in October, 2013. Ted was a loving and devoted husband, father, friend and U.S. patriot.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gottlieb and Lucy Bellon.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Dianne Jones Bellon, daughter, Debra Bellon Skinner, four sons, Roger Bellon, Ralph Bellon, Randy (Shelly) Bellon and Ronald (Lea) Bellon, 6 grandchildren, Angela, David, Madison, Mallory, Meredith and Lucy and two great-grandchildren, Ollie and Owen.
Funeral services will be at 9 am on Friday, August 1, 2014, at the committal shelter in the Biloxi National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com.
Published in The Sun Herald on July 31, 2014