Melvin Stanley “Pete” Metcalf

Published 5:49 pm Thursday, June 20, 2013

Melvin Stanley “Pete” Metcalf, 68, of Spartanburg, left this world for his eternal home on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at White Oak Estates-Spartanburg, after a long struggle with cancer. Born April 6, 1945, in Tryon, he was the son of the late O B. and Edith Liza Morgan Metcalf.

Pete loved and was loved by many family and friends. A veteran of the U. S. Air Force, he was a graduate of Tryon High School and employed with Spartanburg Steel. He was a member of Tryon Second Baptist Church.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Belinda Metcalf; children, Anitra Cantrell (Joey) of Boiling Springs, SC, and Jamie Riggs (Brooklyn) of Anderson, SC; also surviving are four step-children; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, William “Bill” Metcalf (Elenda) of Campobello, S.C.; and sisters, Judy Burns (Jim) of Easley, S.C., Trudy Kirby of Spartanburg, S.C., and Kay Rosborough (Gene) of Boiling Springs, S.C.

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A memorial service, with military rites, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel, 235 N. Church St., Spartanburg, S.C. 29306, by the Rev. Andy Case.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, S.C. 29615.

An online guest register is available at