Harvey Thomas Belcher Sr,, 93, of Disputanta, died Saturday, May 8, 2010, at his home. He was born in Chester, Va., and was a retired foreman for the Fibers Division of Allied Chemical. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Powell and Ida Lee Presson Belcher; sister, Louise Jones; and brothers, Joseph Belcher and John Belcher.
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Mr. Belcher served in the US Army Air Corp during WWII and was a POW in Stalag 17 for 17 months. He was a member of the NRA, Catapillar Club, Woodlawn Baptist Church for over 15 years, loved hunting, fishing, golf, gardening and nature. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Coffey Smith Belcher of Disputanta; a son, Harvey Thomas Belcher Jr. and wife, Beverly, of Currituck, N.C.; a daughter, Pam Field and husband, Raleigh, of Disputanta; four grandchildren, Brandon Belcher and wife, Julane, of Belvidere, N.C., Adam Belcher and fiancée, Caitlin Thuerk, of Raleigh, N.C., Jason Field of Midlothian, and Justin Field of Williamsburg; nephew, Carl Faircloth and wife, Pat, of Howie-in-the Hills, Fla.; and great-nephews, Matt and Jimmy Faircloth and their families of Florida.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 13, 2010, at 1 p.m. in Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Phil Andrews, pastor of Liberty Baptist Church, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
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Published in The Progress-Index on May 11, 2010