Ruby Mae Belch
February 28, 1932 – June 20, 2020
Ruby Mae Riggs Belch, age 88, passed into Eternal Life on June 20, 2020 in Warrenton Va. She was born in Elizabeth City, N.C. on February 28, 1932 to the late William Oliver and Annie Horton Riggs and was the widow of Harry E. Belch, Jr.
In 1951, she moved to Washington D.C. to start her career with the F.B.I., which she greatly enjoyed. She and Harry married on July 27, 1952 in their hometown. After her children entered school, she went to work for the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, VA. After retiring, she worked part time at Putt-Putt Golf and K-B Toys.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Oliver Belch, a sister, Evelyn Louise Riggs, and longtime companion, CDR Robert "Bob" Vollmer.
Surviving are her daughter Nancy Frederick (Paul), of Warrenton, and her son Dr. Harry E. Belch, III (Lisa) of Round Hill, VA. She was a dearly loved Mamaw to six grandchildren, Shannon Jenkins (Joe), K.C. Dao, Amanda Jeffries (Brian), Kyle Frederick (Sarah), Jessica Stone (Matthew), Emily Belch and six great-grandchildren, Hailey King, Rhianna Mullins, Faith and Angel Crowell, Holden Jenkins and Jaxon Jeffries and was looking forward to the arrival of Olivia Reagan Stone in September. She is also survived by a sister, Ann Riggs Sawyer of Elizabeth City N.C., as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of her life will be held at 10:00 A.M. on July 8, 2020 at National Funeral Home in Falls Church Va. Her niece, Rev. Lynn S. Parks will officiate. Burial will be at National Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude's Hospital.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Ruby Mae Belch
July 1, 2020
Ruby is really gonna be missed her love her wisdom and her Kindness,Ruby you always showed me love and kindness when at times you shouldn’t have but you did , With that said I know you were a great mom, grandma,great grandma but you will be a better Angel you will be missed go rest in the house of the lord !!
June 30, 2020
To the entire family, I will always remember your sweet mother and grandmother, My sincere condolences to each of you at this sad time.