Tom Belcher Sr., 81, of Sardinia died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at Clermont Mercy Hospital in Batavia.

He was the son of the late Shirley and Celeste Belcher. He was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Juanita; his brother, Jim; his loving wife, Marie; and his daughter, Linda.

Mr. Belcher is survived by five daughters and two sons, three sons-in-law and two daughters-in-law, Juanita and Frank Helbling, Bonita and Terrance Helton, Joe Belcher, Pam Hanselman, Tom Jr. and Heather Belcher, Kelly and Nathan Murphy, and Elizabeth and Russ Fediuk; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation and funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Sardinia Church of Christ. Kevin Hamilton officiated. Burial was in Sardinia Cemetery, where he was laid to rest beside his wife. The Beam-Fender Funeral Home, in Sardinia, serving the family.