Belden Cushing - November 13, 2011Inland resident, Belden E. Cushing, 64, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at his home.
Services will be Thursday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Stockham Community Church in Stockham, with Pastors Paul Nauman and Chris Lyon officiating. Burial will be in the Stockham Cemetery, Stockham. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home, Hastings. Condolences may be sent to www.brandwilson.com.
Belden was born Sept. 4, 1947 to James H. And Darlene (Belden) Cushing in Aurora. He graduated from the Harvard High School in 1967. He worked as a truck driver for Morrison Quirk Grain Company, as a forklift driver for the N.A.D. Ordinance Plant in Grand Island, and as an electrician for Hastings Industries for 30 years. He was also a welder and draftsman for Jim Lindquist, Inc. and farmed for Dave Hamburger and was a fireman and EMT for the Harvard Fire Department.
He was a member of the Stockham Community Church where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher, a member of the Boy Scouts of America and a lifetime member of the Int. Assoc. of Machinist and Aerospace Workers.
He is survived by his wife Betty, of Inland; two sons, Belden (Rebecca) Cushing, Jr. of North Platte and Thomas (Angel) Cushing of Allen, Kan., one daughter, Dawn (Bradley) Nunnenkamp of Saronville; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson, stepmother, Audrey Cushing of Grand Island; five brothers, Donald (Kathy) Cushing of Harvard, Harold (Barbara) Cushing of Grand Island, N.Y., Robert (Soling) Cushing of Phillips, George (Karen) Cushing and Arthur Cushing, all of Harvard.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter Fawn.
Memorials may be given to the Stockham Community Church, in Stockham or the Harvard Fire Department in Harvard.