|Edward “Eddie” Dean Bellis|
Eddie was born June 25, 1957 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of James William and Georgianna (Sutherland) Bellis. He was a 1975 graduate of Butler High School. He married Deborah Jean Gunnels on August 21, 1976 in Butler. Eddie owned Bellis Construction from 1985-2005. He also owned Ed’s Hardware from 2005-2012 and E&D Storage from 1991 until present. He enjoyed building things with his hands and traveling with his family and friends. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Archie.
Eddie was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Billie Wentz. He is survived by his wife, Debbie, of the home; one son, Jason Bellis, Archie; one brother, Jerry Bellis, Overland Park, Kansas, and 4 grandchildren, Blake Hunter, Skylar Bellis, Callie Bellis and Bailey Bellis.