Rebecca Van Riper
Becky died peacefully at her home in Englewood Fla. surrounded by her family on June 28, 2017. Born in Mount Vernon, Oh. November 24th 1940. Daughter of Herman and Jean (Vernon) Belcher. Becky attended the Methodist church and graduated from Mount Vernon Sr. High in 1959.
Becky's greatest joy in life was raising her children, helping to raise her grand & great grand children, and helping anyone in need that crossed her path.
Proceeded in death Husband Larry Van Riper and Her father Herman (Doc) Belcher
Mother. Jean Belcher
Daughters. Mary Elizabeth (Dan) Wyatt , Laurie (Ted) Martin ,Sarah Reilly
Brothers Joseph & Mark Belcher
Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Kara Keen, Micah Keen and Andrew Craig, (who were raised in her home).
Kristina Pridy, Kate Andrews, Kelsey Rodriquez, Taylor Reilly, Lucas Reilly,
Payton, Rhys, Michael
Many nieces, nephews and friends.
Her family met at Sarah's home to celebrate her life with dinner, prayers, music, and sharing memories. Not attending was Micah who held a special place in Mammy's heart.
Becky is now free from pain and at home with her Heavenly Father.
Lemon Bay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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