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Leonard M. "J.R." Belcher
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1916
Death: Oct. 1, 2002

Leonard M. (J. R.) Belcher Jr.

Enid News and Eagle Unknown Date

Funeral services for Leonard M. (J. R.) Belcher, Jr. Will be held at 10 AM Friday, October 4, 2002 at Ladusau Evans Chapel. Rev. Allen Seibel, minister of Davis Park Christian Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Enid Cemetery under the direction of the Ladusau Evans Funeral Home.

J. R. Was born October 3, 1916 in Chickasha, Oklahoma to Leonard and Cora Belle Belcher and died Tuesday in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, following an extended illness. He died just two days shy of his 86th birthday.

He attended Enid schools graduating in 1935. He married Doris L. Jackson December 4, 1937, and they were married 57 years. He was employed for many years by Enid Publishing Company, retiring in 1980 as advertising manager. He was also active in baseball, basketball, football and many sports as a young adult. In later years he was an avid golfer and fisherman, he was a long time member of Davis Park Christian Church. For the past two years he has lived in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma near his son and family.

Survivors include his son Dan B. Belcher and wife Carol of Tulsa; granddaughters: Nicole Kelley and her husband, Scott of Chicago, Allyson Rice and husband Bill of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; brother Tom Belcher and wife Eileen of Tulsa; sister in law Vera Mae Belcher of Tulsa; four great grandchildren: Jonathan, Kaitlyn and Stephen Kelley and Hayden Rice, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Doris, daughter Sue Ann, brother James Belcher, sister Reba Ebarb, and nephew Bob Belcher. 
 
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  Doris L. Belcher (1917 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Enid Cemetery
Enid
Garfield County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: David Schram
Record added: Jan 30, 2012
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Leonard M. J.R. Belcher
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Leonard M. J.R. Belcher
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Leonard M. J.R. Belcher
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- David Schram
 Added: Dec. 30, 2013
A great friend, coworker and boss. Thanks for all you taught me and all the memories.
- Jo Francis Aguirre
 Added: Dec. 30, 2013
 
 
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