HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38
(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson,
and Delegates Perdue and Stephens)
Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 50-152-33.24
in Wayne County, the "Bob W. Bellomy Memorial Bridge."
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy was a member of Patton's 3rd
Infantry Division in France, 1944; and
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy's patrol came under fire from Nazi
German soldiers in the battle commonly called "The Battle of the
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy was wounded in combat; and
Whereas, Bob W. Bellomy was taken captive as a prisoner of war
until April 1945; and
Whereas , It is fitting that this be named for Bob W. Bellomy
to honor his life and his faithful and courageous service to his
country; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways
to name bridge number 50-152-33.24 in Wayne County, the "Bob W.
Bellomy Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
, That the Division of Highways is requested
to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Bob W. Bellomy Memorial Bridge, Recipient of the Purple Heart and a
Prisoner of War, Died August 4, 2008; and be it
, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates
forward a certified copy of this resolution to the family of Bob W.
Bellomy and the Secretary of the Department of Transportation.