Ed "Doc" Belcher

January 21, 2021


Ed “Doc” Belcher, 63 of Rantoul died Thursday, Jan. 21, at home from an 18-month battle with Cancer.

Doc started Doc’s Auto Service and Towing in 1978 and built it for his family from the ground up.  He retired leaving the family to keep the business running a year ago.  His loves were his wife, sons, and grandchildren, drag racing, Harley riding, poker, and traveling.

Born Feb. 26, 1957, he was a son of Herb and Mary (Fogerson) Belcher.

He is survived by his wife Cathy, Sons Bradley (Tara Cook) Belcher, and BJ (Carrie) Belcher, four grandchildren, Dayne and Alexia Belcher and Madyson and Jordan Belcher: Sisters Carolyn Gambrel of Phoenix, Arizona, and Mary Sutherlin of Rantoul, IL. Brother James “Jimmy” Belcher and numerous other family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother James “Jimmy”.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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