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Mr. Walter Michael Belcher
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.

Mr. Walter Michael Belcher was born on Oct. 15, 1955, to Mr. Clinton W. Belcher, Jr. & Ms. Mary Elizabeth Belcher in Covington.

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He was educated in the Newton County School System. After graduation, he took his flight and joined the United States Air Force, where he spent 28 years of service before retiring.

He loved his family and was a very helpful man. While living in San Antonio, Texas he received his associate's degree in fire service. He was a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Robert Forte, Sr. He coached Pop Warner Football and his daughter’s basketball teams. He loved to fish and loved to DJ.

He had many jobs which included working with San Antonio, Texas School System and various other jobs. A man with many “hats.”

He was currently a Manager of housekeeping at In-Touch Ministries, under Dr. Charles Stanley, (Atlanta) until his passing. He was a member of The United Supreme Council Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite, The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas Free & Accepted Masons and The American Legion.

He leaves to mourn his passing; parents, Mr. Clinton W. Belcher, Jr. and Ms. Mary Elizabeth Belcher; one beloved daughter, Ms. Demetrius Belcher; four devoted sisters, Ms. Belinda E. Goolsby (Richard), Mrs. Deborah L. Belcher (Alan), Mrs. Renee Fuller (Michael) and Ms. Trale Nolley; five aunts, Mrs. Ada Ruth Nolley, Ms. Mary Alveraz, Ms. Cora Belcher , Ms. Gussie Brown and Ms. Patricia Rainwater; one uncle, Mr. Willie R. Nolley; two devoted cousins, Ms. Tonya Belcher and Mr. Jeffrey Hutchings; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 at Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St. SW, with the Rev. Doug Gilreath and the Rev. Charlie Williams officiating. Interment followed at Sims Chapel Baptist Church. 

The family of the late Mr. Walter Michael Belcher wishes to express our sincere appreciation for all the acts and deeds of kindness shown during our hours of sorrow. We ask that you continue to pray for us and may god bless each of you.