Samuel F. "Pete" Belcher, 87, of Dickerson, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 2, 2013. He was the husband of the late Alberta Mary "Bertie" (Dodson) Belcher who died in 1965.|
Born on July 10, 1925, in Bluefield, VA, he was the son of the late James Walter and Mattie (Neal) Belcher.
Pete was a decorated WWII Veteran, receiving the Purple Heart. He was a lifelong resident of Dickerson and worked for many years with Roberson Plumbing.
Surviving are his children, Wanda Burt of Buckeystown, Samuel J. Belcher of Frederick, Barbara Lee Scott of Frederick, Claude T. Belcher and wife Donna of Dickerson, Jeannye Hungerford of Frederick; one sister, Barbara J. Lamb and husband Carroll of Gettysburg, PA; nine grand- children, Tyler, Eric, John, Brittany, Lori, Barbara, Billy, Mike, Katie Jo; six great- grandchildren and severalnieces and nephews. Pete was preceded in
death by three brothers, James H., Donald Lee and Claude Hicks Belcher.
The family will be receiv- ing friends on Wednesday February 6 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville (hil- tonfh.com) where funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 7 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in MonocacyCemetery, Beallsville.
Published in The Frederick News-Post on Feb. 5, 2013