December 28, 1975-August 13, 2021
Ricky Belcher, 45, of Cumby passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs. Ricky was born, December 28, 1975, in Commerce, Texas, the son of Rickey Edwin Belcher and Teresa Evelyn Fedrick Belcher Petty. He was a graduate of Commerce High School class of 95, where he also took an active part on the State Championship Football Team. Ricky was a rancher and was employed by O’Neal Cattle Company of Commerce. Ricky married Misty Abrams on May 8, 1999, in Commerce and they made their home in Cumby, Texas. Ricky enjoyed working cattle, hog hunting, riding around “making roads,” and drinking beer with his friends. He never met a stranger, and will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Ricky is survived by his mother, Teresa Petty; wife, Misty; two daughters, Taylor Belcher and Tori-Ann Belcher; a grandchild, Denver Rae (coming in October); a sister, Tiffany Lynn Keels; a brother. Zane Belcher; step-mother, Penny Belcher Muecke; and step-sisters, Lisa Burgess, Michelle Bernhardt (Richard), and Carrie Petty. He is also survived by a great host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Rickey Edwin Belcher; an infant brother, Billy Dale Keels; stepdad, James Petty; and all of his grandparents and great-grandparents.
Visitation will be held Tuesday evening, August 17, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Swinson Home Place in Fairlie, Texas. Shannon Moreland will officiate the funeral service at 12 noon on Wednesday August 18, 2021, at the Cross Trails Cowboy Church in Fairlie. Interment will follow the service at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce with Mark Northcutt, Barry Jones, Chad Jones, Jharrod James, Rowdy O’Neal, Colt Conley, Kade Milsap, and Philip Wright serving as pallbearers.
Provided by Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.