Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 4, 2014

Glendle Hubert Belcher Jr.

SPENCER — Glendle Hubert Belcher, Jr., 57, of Spencer, WV formerly of Princeton, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Charleston Area Medical Center.

Born April 24, 1956 in Princeton, he was the son of Delma Daris Bailey Belcher Swim of Princeton and the late Glendle Hubert Belcher.

Glendle was a graduate of Princeton High School, Class of 1973 and had received his Business Administration degree from National Business College. Glendle was a sales representative for Fraker for many years. He was of the Methodist faith and was studying to become a lay minister. Glendle was a Civil War Re-enactor, founder of the Copperheads. He  liked to sing in the church choir, enjoyed music of all styles, and had written several songs and his band SEARCH even recorded a record.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by one brother, Douglas Gale Belcher and one sister, Debra Darlene Belcher.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Gudim Johnson Belcher of Spencer; Two stepchildren, Jacob Johnson and Jedidiah Johnson both of Spencer; One sister, Debbie Sue Belcher Collins and her husband William Michael of Salem, VA; One brother, Harlan Kyle Swim of Boones Mill, VA; Nieces and Nephews, Justin Daniel Collins and his wife Katie, Kayla DaRis Collins Leighton and her husband Lance, Justin Carrington Lee Crawford, Jacob Tyler Crawford.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Norman Arrington officiating. Burial will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery on the Pisgah Road near Princeton.

Friends may visit with the family Saturday 10:00 A.M. until the service hour at the funeral home.  

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Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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