Glenn Michael Belda

Glenn Michael Belda, age 51, of Newport, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and later moved to Newport where he spent the rest of his life. He was a 1988 graduate of Cocke County High School and worked as a pipe fitter for various companies.

He was preceded in death by his brother John ‘Opie’ Belda, mother Marcine Belda, and grandparents Alex and Flora Belda, Gertrude and Grant Brannen, and Frank Mihigan.

He leaves behind his wife Karen Belda, daughter Alexis ‘Lexi’ Belda, parents John H. and Margaret ‘Skimp’ Belda, siblings Matthew (Frankie) Belda, Ritchie Dick (Vickie) Andrew (Catherine) Belda, Kathryn (Steve) Jaffray, Mike (Penny) Dick, and Tina (Mike) Sexton, aunts Mary (Jim) Anderson and Ruth Belda, and several nieces and nephews.

Per his request, he was cremated. Services will be planned for a later date. Details of the services will be posted on Facebook.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with final expenses.

Brown Funeral Home is honored to assist the family of Glenn M. Belda with cremation arrangements.

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