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Mr. Thomas Joe Belcher: May 13, 2020

Mr. Thomas Joe Belcher, 50, of Box Springs, passed away Wednesday May 13, 2020 at Piedmont Regional Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday May 16, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Dr. Bryan Myers will officiate. Due to the COVID 19 restrictions no public visitation will be held. Friends are welcome to attend the service but must follow social distancing.

Joe was born January 23, 1970 in Macon, GA. He was the son of Abner and Cheryl Belcher. He graduated from Americus High School and was a machinist for the Pratt & Whitney Company in Columbus. He was a member of Cheek Memorial Baptist Church. Joe loved his family and enjoyed spending time with family and his many friends. He was an active outdoorsman, a firearm instructor and was a member of the Alexander H. Stephens Camp # 78 Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was a quiet man with a huge heart.

Survivors include his wife Crystal R. Belcher “Christy” of Box Springs. Two daughters Katie Belcher and Cheslea Belcher both of Box Springs. His parents Abner and Cheryl Belcher of Americus and a brother and sister-in-law Greg Belcher (Christy) of Commerce, GA. A granddaughter Kinsley Callaway; a maternal grandmother Mildred Hart of Dublin, GA, Father-in-law and mother-in-law Richard and Bonnie Blackston of Americus and a brother-in-law Jody Russell Sr. of Ellaville. Five nephews Rand Belcher, Will Belcher, Jody Russell Jr., Michael Russell, Kurt Russell and two nieces Gracie Belcher and Kaley Russell. A great niece and great nephews also survive.

Joe was preceded in death by two children Kirven and Chance Thomas Belcher, his maternal grandfather Thomas Chester Hart and paternal grandparents Abner T. Belcher and Marguerite Belcher.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Baptist Church Benevolence Fund 190 Upper River Road Americus, Ga 31709. To sign the online guest book and share your condolences with the family visit aldridgefuneralservices.com.  Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements.