Dennis James Belangia, 54, went home to be with his Lord December 29, 2017. Dennis was born in Augusta, GA to the late William Arthur and Marian Dodge Belangia. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Diane Gibelyou. He worked as a Longshoreman with the International Longshoreman Association #970. Dennis was an active member of Living Water Church of God, serving as the praise and worship leader and a member of the board. He will always be remembered for his love of thrift stores, yard sales and a good bargain, but most of all, his love of singing for the Lord.
He was a devoted husband and father and loved his family dearly. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Phyllis Belangia; children, Johnnie Ray Harrison, Jr. (Stephanie), Brandon Harrison, Sr., Joshua Belangia (Jessica), James Belangia and Leyanah Belangia: grandchildren, Alana, Brandon, Cheyenne, Matthew, Matticus and Emmalyn; siblings, William Belangia (Evelyn), Deborah Browning and Connie Manasco (John).
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1112 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake. A service to celebrate his life will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Living Water Church of God, 1300 Jackson Ave, Chesapeake, presided by Rev. Charles Hughes and Rev. Eddie Carter. He will be laid to rest at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Please visit www.grahamfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence to the family.