David Lyle Bellamy

MONT VERNON – David Lyle Bellamy, 52, longtime resident of Mont Vernon, NH, died from a heart attack on March 26, 2021 at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH.

He was born in Worcester, MA on February 17, 1969, moving to Mont Vernon, NH in grade school. He was raised and educated in Mont Vernon and Milford graduating from Milford Area Senior High School, Class of 1988

Dave had been employed by the Milford and Amherst School Districts for many years. He was a volunteer firefighter for 33 years, starting in Mont Vernon at the age of 18 and serving Milford department when he lived there for a time.

He was a regular patron at the local diners and cafés where he would stop in for coffee and conversation with anyone and everyone. Dave was always available to lend a helping hand, have a cuppa coffee, and listen to anyone who wanted to talk. He was a loving son, father, brother, and uncle. He loved his sons, Lyle and Nathan and considered them his main source of inspiration. He was proud of the men they have become and looked forward to seeing them take their next steps through adulthood.

Family members include his parents, Jacqueline and Fred Salisbury of Milford, NH; two sons, Lyle Bellamy and Nathan Bellamy, both of Mont Vernon; his twin brother; Ralph Bellamy and his wife, Luci and family of FL; brother, James Bellamy and family of Milford, NH; a sister and brother-in-law, Marlene Nielsen and Thomas of CA; brother, Ken Salisbury, and family of Milford NH, brother Keith Salisbury and his wife Maria and family of Milford, NH; sister Emily Bellamy and Jason Biddix and family of NC; sister Carmen LaPlante and her husband Gary and family of Mont Vernon NH; sister, Debra Scripter and family of TN; brother, Scott Salisbury and his wife, Melissa, and family, of Milford, NH, and Matthew Salisbury and Renee Renda of Milford, NH.

A celebration of his life will be held on April 3, 2021 from 2.00 – 4.00 pm at the Mont Vernon Fire Station, Main Street, Mont Vernon. Donations in his memory may be made to the Mont Vernon Fire Department. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. For more information, please go to the Mont Vernon Fire Department Facebook page. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.