George Harold Belden, 78, of Bardstown, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. He was born March 18, 1934, in Indianapolis. He was retired from Climax Molybdenum, and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Lee Gilbertson; a son, Kent Belden; his parents, William and Mattie E. Belden; his foster parents, Lillard and Earl Gribbons; four brothers, Bill Belden, Glen Belden, Leland Belden and Robert Belden; and a sister, Brenda Overstreet. Survivors include his wife, Aldene Belden; two sons, Leland Dale Belden, of Bardstown, and William David Belden, of Pueblo, Colo.; six grandchildren, Heather Bratcher, Warren Belden, Krysten Belden, Kendra Belden, Caylen Belden, and Mattie E. Belden; five great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; four brothers, David Gribbons, Jimmie Gribbons, Ronnie Gribbons, and Donnie Gribbons; four sisters, Lee Benedict, Susie Bradshaw, Imogene Bradshaw, and Ann Hall; and three nieces, Cathy Parks, Darlene Hargrove, and Lisa Turner. A memorial service is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Barlow Funeral Home. Raymond Carrothers will officiate. Memorial contributions may go to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Wounded Warriors. Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Published in The Kentucky Standard from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2012