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Luard C. Belt

January 4, 1944 ~ March 23, 2017 (age 73)
Mr. Luard C. Belt, age 73, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Baptist Health Paducah.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home with Don Selvidge officiating. Burial will follow in the Davisson-Baumgarner Cemetery with military rites.

Mr. Belt was a retired Sergeant from the Will County Sheriff's Office, a member of the Masonic Lodge #538 in Lockport, IL, and the American Legion. He was also an US Air Force Veteran who served in Vietnam.

Luard is survived by his stepdaughter, Dawn (McGuire) Billie; two stepsons, Kevin McGuire, and Robert McGuire; one grandson, Micah Trott; one niece, Sonja Coursey of Paducah, KY; one nephew, Robert Morgan of Metropolis; two cousins, Joann Skees of Metropolis and Linda Cremeens of Grand Tower.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Pauline (Singleton) Belt; one brother, O.D. Belt; and one half brother, Donald Morgan.

Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.

Memorial contributions may be given to Operation CARE Bears IL State Police Post 22 1154 Shawnee Rd. Ullin, IL 62992.

Condolences may be left online at

Pallbearers: Jim Stewart, Brad Toy, Tim Russell, Adam Darrnell, Richard Brewer, Robert Brewer

Cemetery Details

Davisson-Baumgarner Cemetery
North Ave
Metropolis, IL, 62960


MAR 25. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Aikins Farmer Funeral Home

70 Jon Street P.O. Box 760

Metropolis, IL, US, 62960


MAR 26. 02:00 PM

Aikins Farmer Funeral Home

70 Jon Street P.O. Box 760

Metropolis, IL, US, 62960

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