Gardner Funeral Home

Loy Norman Belcher
June 3rd, 1943 - January 19th, 2018

Loy Norman Belcher, 74, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018. Loy was born in Floyd, VA to the late Warren Compton Belcher and Ilene Weeks Belcher. He is survived by his son Justin, daughter-in-law Martha, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Loy was a kind, loyal and hardworking man who could fix just about anything and was always willing to help anyone in need. Loy was hired as one of the first employees of Ingersoll Rand Roanoke and continued there for over 25 years working in manufacturing. He loved to hike and enjoy nature around his home in Roanoke, VA and second home in Mauldin, SC. He was a fiercely independent man who enjoyed projects and loved tinkering with old equipment and machinery. He will be sorely missed by his family and his community. Family will receive friends from 1-3pm Saturday January 27th at Gardner Funeral Home in Floyd, VA. A graveside service will be held at 3:30pm at Laurel Branch Cemetery with Pastor Angela Carr officiating. Online condolences may be made at or on Facebook @gardnerfuneralhomefloyd. The family is being served by Gardner Funeral Home.