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William Elliott Belch
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1926
Perquimans County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2014

William E. Belch
HAMPTON - William E. Belch, 87, a born again Christian, devoted husband and loving father, departed this earth on January 5, 2014, to walk the streets of gold with his loving wife of 63 years, Hazel. He was born November 4, 1926 to William and Victoria Belch in Hertford, NC. Bill lived in Hertford for 32 years, and married in January of 1945. Bill spent 10 months in Italy with the 350th Infantry 88th Div. during WWII and was honorably discharged on October 15, 1946. In April 1958, Bill, Hazel and their three children moved to Poquoson, Virginia and lived for 48 years. Bill worked for E. W. Muller Construction Company from 1958 until he retired in 1999. He loved to garden, fish and raise roses, but his greatest pleasure was attending Abundant Life Tabernacle with his children. He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Henry Belch, Cornelia B. Byrum, James Belch, and Frances B. Briggs; and wife, Hazel G. Belch. He is survived by his sister, Alma Bundy; children, Penny Elias (Stanley), Stephen Belch (Claire), and Bette Shorter (Johnny); 7 grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and 6 great great-grandchildren; and one great friend of 52 years, John Gravely. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Bill's life will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 9, at Abundant Life Tabernacle, 101 Blackburn Lane, in Hampton. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave. in Hampton, 23666.
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 8, 2014
Family links: 
  William Thomas Belch (1896 - 1952)
  Victoria Miller Belch (1897 - 1969)
  Hazel Margaret Godfrey Belch (1929 - 2008)
  Henry Edward Belch (1914 - 1969)*
  Mary Cornelia Belch Byrum (1922 - 2000)*
  William Elliott Belch (1926 - 2014)
  James Albert Belch (1929 - 1997)*
  Frances Melva Belch Briggs (1938 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Parklawn Memorial Park
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Perrys
Record added: Jan 08, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 122970685
William Elliott Belch
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