Robert Chester Belcher
December 13, 1942 ~ August 15, 2017
Resided in: Arden, NC
Robert Chester Belcher, 74, of Arden, passed away Tuesday, August 15 at the John F. Keever Jr. Solace Center. A native of Baltimore, MD, he was a son of the late Harry Lester and Ruth Reece Belcher. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Gayle Belcher Pearson. Robert graduated from Clinton (TN) High School and worked as a self-employed carpenter. He specialized in finish carpentry and was well loved and respected by his many customers. Robert was a true family man and will forever be loved and cherished by all. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Sandra Huse Belcher; two daughters, Timi Y. Walk (Michael) and Linda M. Hughes; two sons, Robert Chester Belcher, Jr. (Robin) and William C. Pierce, IV (Tonya); one brother, Lester Joe Belcher (Terecia); one aunt, Betty Tripp; one uncle, Bert Hunter Reece (Betty); five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, August 19 at Sardis United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service and a reception will be held following the service, all at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that memorial donations be made to Sardis United Methodist Church, 897 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806 or to Cancer Care of WNC, PO Box 695, Asheville, NC 28802 or to the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.