Tribute: James Edward (Eddie) (Cricket) Belt

James Edward (Eddie) (Cricket) Belt died Thursday, September 29, 2016

James Edward (Eddie) (Cricket) Belt, East Palestine, Ohio – obit

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – James Edward (Eddie) (Cricket) Belt, 33, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016, early in the morning.

He was born on May 16, 1983, in East Liverpool, Ohio, the son of Dianna Hampson.

James last worked at Trumbull Metals in Niles, Ohio. He enjoyed playing his guitar.

James was preceded in death in 2008 by his maternal grandmother, Glenna Hampson and in 2009 by his stepfather, Lewis White.

He is survived by his mother Dianna Hampson of Wellsville; his children, Macy Belt (4) of Washington, Kaiden Belt (3 months) of East Palestine; stepchildren, Haley and Isaiah Duncan of East Palestine; girlfriend, Nicole Duncan of East Palestine; siblings, Shawntai (Mark) Daniels of South Carolina, Kandi Belt of South Carolina, David Belt of Florida and Andrew (Crystal) White of Pennsylvania.

A time of visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 3 at the funeral home.

Services will be held on Monday, October 3, 10:30 a.m. at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating.

Please go and see the obituary or sign the guestbook at

A television tribute will air Monday, October 3, 2016 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.