Lawrence Paul Belcher

August 3, 1952 - June 1, 2024

Lawrence Paul Belcher, 71, of Blue Creek, Ohio, died June 1, 2024, at S.O.M.C. in Portsmouth.

He was born August 3, 1952 in Portsmouth. He was preceded by parents: Clarise Faye Knauff and Luther Belcher; grandmother, Hazel Knauff; brother, Steve Belcher; two aunts: Brenda Knauff and Louise Knauff; and two uncles: Lester and Leroy Knauff.

Lawrence is survived by companion, Sharon Kay Dillow, of Blue Creek; daughter, Carey Sue Collier of West Union; grandson, Heath Douglas Collier of Chillicothe; granddaughter, Summer Hope Collier of Chillicothe; aunt, Mary Ruth Knauff and cousins: Brian Knauff and Steve Knauff of Peebles.

Lawrence was a U.S. Army National Guard Veteran. He loved old classic cars and traveling; and he enjoyed flea markets and dining at restaurants.

The visitation is Tuesday, June 11, 2024 from 11 - 1 pm at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union.

The funeral is Tuesday at 1 pm at Lafferty Funeral Home. Pastor Jason Hayslip will officiate.

The interment is at West Union Cemetery. The Adams County Honor Guard will perform the military service.

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Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated serves the family.


ReSheena Shiveley - Jun 11, 2024
So sorry to hear of Lawrence's passing. He was a very nice guy.