James H. Bandy

James H. Bandy, 90, of Belleville, IL, born Sunday, July 6, 1919, in Granite City, IL, died Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Mr. Bandy was an Attorney for Listeman, Bandy & Hamilton Attorneys at Law. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church and a former member of Gothic Lodge #852 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies and Ainad Shrine. He was a member of the Illinois Bar Association and Founder and former Chairman of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) of the Supreme Court of Illinois.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Harold M. and Edna Mae, nee Pinson, Bandy
  • First Wife: Marjorie "Toni" Bandy
  • Sister: Helen Miller
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Hildegard M., nee Mathieu, Bandy
  • Children
    • Debby Bandy of Tucker, GA
    • Brian J. (Anne) Bandy of Lilburn, GA
    • Albert (Dawn) Orelt of Belleville, IL
    • Rick (Sue) Orelt of Millstadt, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • James (Jennifer) Bandy
    • Sgt. Thomas Bandy
    • Lauren Bandy
    • Emily Bandy
    • Gabriel Bandy
    • Lindsey Orelt
    • Jessica Orelt
    • Jon Orelt
  • 3 Great Grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church or Donor's Choice

Visitation: None

Funeral: Private family services will be held on Friday, January 29, 2009. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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