Bobby Ray Bellmyer, 84, passed away on February 19, 2012 in the Muskogee V.A. Medical Center.

Bobby Ray was born October 18, 1927 in Copan. He was married to Evelyn Scott of Miami, Okla. They made their home there and were active artisans of the Miami Indian Tribe. Their beadwork, moccasins and drums are on display in various prominent museums. Evelyn preceded him in death in 2006.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2012 in the Copan United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Arnold Moore Funeral Home, Bartlesville, Oklahoma.