James B. Belt

JAMES B. BELT LAKE STATION, IN James B. Belt, age 80 of Lake Station passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2008. He was born on March 21, 1928 in Marion, KY to the late James and Ora Mae Belt. He was a resident of Lake Station since 1952 and served on the Lake Station Parks Board for many years. James retired from U.S. Steel in 1991 and was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Portage. He enjoyed hunting rabbit, quail, pheasant and squirrel. James is survived by his wife, Doris R. Belt (nee Schwartz) of Lake Station; two sons: Dwayne (Elaine) Belt of Wheeler, IN and Emil Garrett (Alicia) Belt of Wanatah, IN; two daughters: Debbie Belt of Valparaiso, IN and Darlene (Richard) Usher of Valparaiso, IN; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: James and Ora Mae Belt; four brothers: Glendel, Rev. Paul, Bennie and Earl Belt; four sisters: Mildred Terry, Ruby Woodal, Margie Belt, Lala Reynolds and Isabel Boone Terry. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Brady Chapel, 3781 Central Ave., Lake Station, IN with Pastor Randy Forsythe officiating. Burial will follow at McCool Cemetery in Portage. Visitation is Friday, December 5, 2008 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Brady Chapel. Call (219) 962-1606 or online at: www.Reesfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Rees Funeral Home, Brady Chapel - Lake Station
3781 Central Ave.  Lake Station, IN 46405
(219) 962-1606

Published in The Times from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2008