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Teddy R. Belcher, age 87 of Conneaut, Oh. Died Wednesday Afternoon December 20, 2017 at his home in Conneaut. He was born October 30, 1930 in Charleston, WV and was the son of Artie S Belcher and Mattie (Pence) Belcher.
Teddy served in the US Army as a corporal during the Korean War, stationed in Japan.
An area resident for the past 55 years, Mr. Belcher worked as a lineman for the New York Central Railroad, and Exomet, Inc, and later at Webb Manufacturing. He was an Elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. While his children were in school, he and his wife were active in the PTA, Music Boosters, and also were very active in Happy Riders Saddle Club. He enjoyed listening to country music, fixing things and most of all, spending time with his family.
Survivors include his daughter Sandra Johnson, who cared for him the last several years. Two sons-Neil (Marilyn) Belcher of Falmouth, Ky., and Timothy (Pamela) Belcher of Nekoosa, WI., two Brothers, Robert Belcher of Westfield, NY and John Belcher of Charleston, WV. Also surviving are his 9 grandchildren-Andrea (Nathan) Huey of Kingsville, Oh., Erica (Tyler) Corbett, of Mesa, AZ., Bobby Belcher, Colin Johnson, Craig (Passion) Johnson and Ryan Belcher, all of Conneaut, Rylie Belcher and Josh Burns, of Albemarle, NC, He is also survived by 6 great-grandchildren-Olivia Huey, Kayden Taylor, Mallory Johnson, Kylie, Mylie and Isiah Belcher.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years Betty Jo Jodi Belcher, his parents, his son Teddy A. Belcher, His sister Alma (belcher) Leftwich, and brothers Dennis, Clifford, Curtis and Glen Belcher.
Funeral service will be 3:00 PM Saturday December 23, 2017 at the Marcy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St. Conneaut, Ohio, where the family receive friends from 2:00 PM until time of service. Private burial will take place Tuesday at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, N. Kingsville, OH.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Please sign the guestbook at marcyfuneralhome.com
Published on December 21, 2017
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