Randall “Randy” Belcher


Randall “Randy” Belcher, 73, of Thompson, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral services will held be at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, December 2, 2022, at Arnold Funeral Home. Kevin Wilkerson will be officiating the service. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be on Friday, December 2, from 1:00 P.M. until time of services at the funeral home.

Mr. Belcher was born on March 11, 1949 in Thompson, the son of Joseph William and Mary Ann (Mead) Belcher, Sr. On May 28, 1971 he married Janet Furlow in Thompson.

Randy served proudly in Vietnam as a member of the United States Marine Corp. He was a sergeant in the Marine Corp from 1968 to 1970. Randy graduated from Mexico High School in 1967. He worked for A.P. Green from 1973 to 2002, then at the closing of A.P. Green began a career at AB Chance from 2002 to 2016. Family was the most important thing in his life. He spent time coaching sports teams and attending various events. Randy was an avid Mexico High School sports fan, following football and basketball closely.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Belcher; four daughters, Mary (Scott) Shields of Maryville, Jennifer Belcher of Lee’s Summit, MO, Sara (Jim) Wombwell of Warrensburg and Kathryn (Ross) Roberts of Nescopeck, PA; one son-in-law, Buddy Wimberly; one granddaughter, Rachel Shields; two grandsons, Raiden and Ryker Roberts; one brother, Joe Belcher; one sister, Irene York and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Belcher was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Ann Belcher, Sr.

In leu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to The Missouri Honor Flight. Memorials may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldfh.com