OBITUARY

Bruce Lenn Belwood

January 30, 1955February 24, 2019
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Bruce Lenn Belwood, 64, of Evansville, IN passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019. He was born in Evansville on January 30, 1955 to James and Jacqueline Belwood.

He retired as a detective with the Evansville Police Department after 30 years of service. Bruce was a member of the FOP and Daniel Boone Gun Club. He worked part time at Husk Signs after retirement. Bruce was an excellent craftsman who could do it all, from welding to electrical. He enjoyed hunting when he was young and had been a coach for his sons’ soccer, basketball, and baseball teams.

Bruce was preceded in death by his father, James B. Belwood.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Rhae (Walden) Belwood; sons, Ryan Jeffrey Belwood (Amanda) of Brentwood, TN, Craig Bryant Belwood (Aimee Bonnet) of New York, NY; mother, Jacqueline (Lenn) Belwood; grandchildren, Carlisle and Amelia Belwood; sister, Sandra Nelson (James) of FL; twin brother, Brian G. Belwood of Evansville; brother, Daniel J. Belwood (Karen) of Wadesville, IN; and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Alexander Newburgh Chapel officiated by Rev. Doug Heiman with burial in Park Lawn Cemetery. Friends may visit 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

  • FAMILY

  • Ellen (Walden) Belwood, Wife
  • Ryan Jeffrey Belwood (Amanda), Son
  • Craig Bryant Belwood (Aimee Bonnet), Son
  • Jacqueline (Lenn) Belwood, Mother
  • Carlisle Belwood, Grandchild
  • Amelia Belwood, Grandchild
  • Sandra Nelson (James), Sister
  • Brian G. Belwood, Twin Brother
  • Daniel J. Belwood (Karen), Brother
  • He also leaves several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 2, 2019
REMEMBERING

Bruce Lenn Belwood

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Georganna Ritch

March 8, 2019

Ellen, I'm so sorry for your loss. My father and Jackie are cousins. My father passed away in 2007. He loved coming to Indiana to visit family. As I read through the memories from friends and family, I can see how Bruce was so loved. He was an awesome man and his legacy will live on. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Georganna Lenn Ritch

Ruth Lenn Lambert

March 8, 2019

My thoughts & prayers are with Jackie & all the family. May the Lord comfort each one.

Jeff & Carolyn Miller

March 3, 2019

Our deepest sympathy for the entire family.

Barb Smith

March 3, 2019

Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Craig. Love you!

Natascha Waggoner (russ)

February 27, 2019

Ellen, and family. ...I'm soooo sorry for your loss! I just heard and I am speechless! Bruce was a good man and father, and am so glad I got to meet your 'love!' You're in my thoughts and I'm praying for you and your family! Sending you big, huge bear hugs!!

Karen Boren

February 27, 2019

I am so deeply sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. I got to know Bruce and Ellen thru his twin brother, Brian. I also am friends with several of the Belwood cousins. Bruce was a true gentleman, caring and kind man. I will keep your families in my thoughts and prayers for comfort and healing 🙏🏻❤️ Rest In Peace 😇

Tamara Ours-Engelhardt

February 27, 2019

Ellen and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Bruce was a very kind hearted gentle soul, and I am very glad I got the chance of meeting him, my thoughts and prayers are with you all,

Billy Weir

February 27, 2019

One of the best people I ever met so sorry for your loss

David Morris

February 27, 2019

You were a friend Bruce. I'll miss seeing you. Rest easy brother.

Justine Teena Franz

February 27, 2019

He was a very caring, compassionate,funny,& all around a great man that blessed anyone who knew him! Dear Bruce, you may be gone from sight, but you are never gone from our hearts!
To Bruce's family, we have you in our thoughts,hearts,& in our prayers!

Rodney & Tina Franz

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Biography

Bruce Lenn Belwood, 64, of Evansville, IN passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019. He was born in Evansville on January 30, 1955 to James and Jacqueline Belwood.

He retired as a detective with the Evansville Police Department after 30 years of service. Bruce was a member of the FOP and Daniel Boone Gun Club. He worked part time at Husk Signs after retirement. Bruce was an excellent craftsman who could do it all, from welding to electrical. He enjoyed hunting when he was young and had been a coach for his sons’ soccer, basketball, and baseball teams.

Bruce was preceded in death by his father, James B. Belwood.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Rhae (Walden) Belwood; sons, Ryan Jeffrey Belwood (Amanda) of Brentwood, TN, Craig Bryant Belwood (Aimee Bonnet) of New York, NY; mother, Jacqueline (Lenn) Belwood; grandchildren, Carlisle and Amelia Belwood; sister, Sandra Nelson (James) of FL; twin brother, Brian G. Belwood of Evansville; brother, Daniel J. Belwood (Karen) of Wadesville, IN; and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Alexander Newburgh Chapel officiated by Rev. Doug Heiman with burial in Park Lawn Cemetery. Friends may visit 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.