Mr. Donald Richard “Rick” Belcher, Jr., age 49, of Rome, GA, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021.

Mr. Belcher was born in Harve de Grace, Maryland on November 13, 1971, son of the former Wanda June Cox and the late Donald Richard Belcher, Sr. He was a 1988 graduate of the Maryland School for the Deaf and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his mother, Wanda Belcher, Rome; his maternal grandfather, Virgil Cox, Rome; a sister, Tammy Martinez (Robert), Rome; a brother, Timothy Belcher, Rome; 2 nephews, Travis and Ryan Martinez, both of Rome.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Cowart and the Rev. Wayne Hudler will officiate. Interment will follow in Rome Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from 1pm until time for the service. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

The funeral service will be streamed live on Facebook Live with ASL interpretation.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.