Eddie Dean Belcher, 60, of Phelps, KY, departed this life Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Pikeville Medical Center.
He was born in Grundy, Va. January 15, 1958, the son of; Evelene Fields Belcher of Phyllis, KY and the late Ralph Vernon Belcher.
Eddie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from June 1976 until June 1979 and was in the Army Reserve until 1982. He was a truck driver for many years and a surface mine foreman. He was also a minister of the gospel and of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 21 years; Sharlene Belcher of Phelps, KY, five sons; Tim Meadows (Anna) and Jared Vincent Meadows (Stephanie) of Phelps, Eddie Dean Belcher JR and Justin Cody Belcher of Mouthcard and Dillion Blaine Belcher of Richmond, three brothers; Stevie Gene Belcher (Jovita) of Phyllis, Jerry Belcher of Elkhorn City, and Ralph Richard "Richey" Belcher (Shelia) of Kimper and one sister; Barbara Taylor of Phyllis.
He was a loving “Pa” to eight grandchildren; Lucas Belcher, Trevor Meadows, Trenton Meadows, Jarricka Meadows, Gracie Meadows, Layla Meadows, Harper Belcher, and Hadley Belcher.
He is also survived by a host of loving nieces, nephews, other family, neighbors and friends.
Eddie was a loving husband, father, pa, son, and brother. His desire was for everyone to come to know and accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Honoring services will be conducted in the Kimper Church of God with, the Reverends; Pastor Robert Coleman, Eddie Dotson, Eddie Street and Dewayne Abshire officiating.
The funeral will be Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. followed by Military Rites conducted by the Belfry Chapter D.A.V.
Burial will follow in the Slone Cemetery of Phelps, KY with family and friends to serve as pallbearers.
The family will begin receiving friends in the church Sunday and Monday evening at 6:00 P.M. with service each night at 7:00 P.M.
Arrangements are under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services INC of Phelps, KY
(606) 456-3926 you may leave condolences at www.phelpsfuneralsvc.com