Funeral services for Vedron Belcher, 85, St. Peters, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in the Rose Chapel of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Belcher died at 3:30 a.m., Saturday, October 6, 2012 at his home. He was born September 25, 1927 at West Plains, Missouri to Fred and Thelma Wheat Belcher, the oldest of five siblings. On January 24, 1947, he was married at Salem, Arkansas to Shirley Mae Randall who preceded him in death on January 17, 1991. Mr. Belcher was a veteran having served with the United States Navy becoming a Petty Officer Third Class. Alfter leaving the service, he worked at Wagner Electric in St. Louis and then McDonnell Douglas-Boeing from which he retired. He loved jets, dogs, the St. Louis Cardinals and his family and friends. Mr. Belcher was a Christian.He is survived by his daughter, Elaine, her husband, Mark Baker and his grandson, Marcus Alexander Baker, St. Peters, Missouri; sister, Glendora Johnson, West Plains, Missouri; very special friends, Paul and Betty Richardson, Troy, Missouri and their children and families; and numerous nieces and nephews.His parents, wife, one sister and one brother, precede him in death.Burial will be in the Pottersville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.