Veteran manufacturers’ representative Dick Bellew Sales Inc. lost its president/owner, Dick Bellow Jr., who passed away on January 16, 2007, from sudden complications from cancer. Bellew received his Business degree from Coe College (Cedar Rapids, Iowa). He also completed Officers Candidate School at Ft. Benning, Ga., and served two years as an officer in the Army Security Agency. Bellew began working with his father, Dick Bellew Sr., in 1961 as a salesman covering Arkansas, Louisiana and Western Tennessee. In January 1981, the company expanded into Texas and Oklahoma. He was a past president, past Chairman of the Board and active member of the Southwestern Chapter of the Electronics Representatives Association.
“Many knew and will greatly miss Dick’s leadership, experience and outlook,” said Dave Formet of Dick Bellew Sales Inc. “He was an honest, fair-minded man who was disciplined and worked hard. He taught me a lot about sales, but mostly how to live a good man’s life.”