Hancock County Schools superintendent dies from pancreatic cancer

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HANCOCK COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — The Hancock County community is mourning the death of their school superintendent.

According to Hancock County Schools, Dr. Michael Belcher died Sunday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Belcher was 58 years old and had worked in education for 32 years.

In honor of Dr. Belcher, all county schools will be closed Thursday; all other activities, including sports, will be canceled as well.

Services for Dr. Belcher will be held at McNeil Funeral Home. There will be a visitation Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. His funeral will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m.

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