HIRAM " PETE" BELCHER - age 85 of Lebanon passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Virgie Drennon Belcher Sr.; wife of 42 years, Mary Lou Love Belcher; wife, Ruth Belcher; brother, Ernest Belcher Jr.; sister, Lupe Chandler; and stepdaughter, Joan Smith.
He is survived by daughter, Donna (Wes) Stone; sister, Dot Sircy of Lafayette; brother, Wayne (Darnell) Belcher of Mt. Juliet; grandchildren, Corey Steakley and Julia Carr (Jake) Byrd; and great-grandchildren Sadie Lynn Steakley, Mary Grace and Annie James Byrd.
Mr. Belcher was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a truck driver with McDowell Contractors and Long Foundation and Drilling. He was a wonderful caregiver to his wives and dedicated to his job. He exemplified meekness and humility and always had a kind and gentle answer for everyone.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Immanuel Baptist Church from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. Bro. Donald Owens will officiate. Private family graveside services will follow. Pallbearers will be Wes Stone, Corey Steakley, Jake Byrd, Nelson White, and Wayne Belcher.
The family would like to express their appreciation to caregiver, Carlene Jernigan and the staff at The Pavilion Senior Living.
PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL is in care of arrangements. 615-444-7007
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