Donald R. "Donnie" Belcher, 71, of Newburgh, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center in Newburgh. He was born July 13, 1940 in Evansville, IN.
He retired from Whirlpool Corporation after 37 years, and was a US Army National Guard Veteran. Donnie was a member of the National Rifle Association and enjoyed trading knives and guns and traveling to gun shows. He was an avid collector of sports cards, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed horse racing and going to Ellis Park.
Donnie is survived by his daughter, Vicki Shelton; son, Brian Belcher; grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, Jacob, Peyton, and Paige; great grandchildren, Ja'Leal and Malaya; brother, Larry Belcher; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11:00 AM, Monday, April 23, 2012, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, officiated by Rev. Paul Gates. Friends may visit Sunday, 2-6 PM and Monday 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Destiny by Chance Thoroughbred Rescue, P.O. Box 416, Versailles, KY 40383.