November 28, 1953 ~ December 30, 2002
Belda, Charles ''Gary'' a 49 year resident of the South Bay , passed away on December 30, 2002. Gary was born Nov. 28, 1953 in Santa Monica,CA. He was a senior communications engineer for Odetics, a major in the Civil Air Patrol, he served 16 years in the PVPD Reserves and as a Reserve L.A. County Sheriff, Lomit Division. Charles was also active in the Sheriffs Posse. His many and varied interests included being a volunteer diver at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. He was also an avid water skier, scuba diver, motorcyclist and aviator. Gary is survived by his loving mother, Evelyn Belda of Redondo Beach, sister, Sidney (Bill) Schreiner of La Crescenta and his brother, Dennis (Brenda) Belda of Torrance. He is also survived by 3 uncles, 5 aunts, 3 nieces, 2 nephews, 4 great nieces and a great nephew. Memorial Services will be held to celebrate Gary's life at the First United Methodist Church, 243 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach, CA, 90277 on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003 at 11:00 AM.
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