Charles Stephens Belk
December 11, 1943 - November 11, 2021
Gulf Breeze, Florida - Charles Stephens Belk passed away at home on November 11, 2021.
Born in Beaumont, Texas on December 11, 1943, he grew up in Camden, Arkansas exploring the countryside where he enjoyed fishing and hunting along the Ouachita River. He had such great stories to tell and reminisced frequently about his friends and their hunting camp. He graduated in 1961 from Fairview High School and received a BA degree in Art and Psychology from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1965. Steve loved history and spent endless hours researching his family genealogy. He was a natural entertainer and was gifted in art, music and storytelling.
He retired from a career he loved--30 years as an Executive Director for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).
Steve was a gentle giant with a unique positive outlook on life--He always had a joke with the capacity to make everyone laugh.
To know Steve was to love Steve--
A devoted husband, father, and grandfather he is survived by his wife of 32 years, Judy Ard Belk; Children: Stephanie Williams and husband Joe Williams; Rebecca Vivoni and husband Jean Paul Vivoni;Todd McCain and wife Elizabeth McCain; Grandchildren: Sterling Smith; Gian Reece Vivoni; Sydney Jo Williams; Aynsley McCain; and AnnaBeth McCain.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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