November 28, 1963 - January 21, 2023
There will be a Memorial Service on Friday February 3rd, 2023 at Balsam Baptist Church, where Jeff was a member, in Sylva, North Carolina. Visitation will be 2:30-3:30 with the service immediately following. A separate Celebration of Life will be held in Florida at a later date.
In lieu of sending flowers, donations to St Jude in memory of Jeff are appreciated.
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Merritt Island: On Saturday January 21, 2023, Jeffery Todd Belt, age 59, passed away in his home in Florida surrounded by his loved ones following a battle with Glioblastoma.
Jeff was born on November 28, 1963 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He grew up in the mountains of Western North Carolina, graduating from Tuscola High School in 1982. Jeff was an avid clogger and raced dirt bikes while growing up. Following graduation, Jeff proudly served in the United States Marine Corps (1984 – 1988). After an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps, Jeff moved to Florida and had a career in Aerospace, working in a variety of positions supporting NASA. Jeff enjoyed being surrounded by friends and family in all aspects of his life. This included riding motorcycles, enjoying the great outdoors, and jamming to music with friends while “solving the world’s problems”.
Jeff is survived by his parents: Peggy and Earl Rogers and Arthur Belt, siblings: Kelly Hall, Brandon (Jenifer) Rogers, Nikki Rogers, and Tori Rogers, daughter: Cherie (Matt) Johnson, grandchildren: James and Layla. Jeff is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and a multitude of friends. Jeff touched the lives of all he met and will be greatly missed.