Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present

Dr. Roger James Beldt
1948 - July 15, 2012

Captain Roger Beldt died peacefully in his home on Saturday, July 15, 2012 after a long illness. Services were July 18 at the Destin, Florida United Methodist Church. Roger was a graduate of the University of Florida and Emory University School of Dentistry. He was an accomplished pharmacist, dentist and spent most of his life working as a commercial airline pilot for Southern Airways, Republic, and most recently for Northwest Airlines/Delta.  He as a member of Destin United Methodist Church. Roger was born in Freeport, IL. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Gisele; one daughter, one son, and a brother. Roger's true love was flying. He wanted to fly forever and a day. We can now say he is well on his way ... flying west. Condolences may be sent to Gisele at 3895 Sandprint Drive, Destin, FL  32541. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted on line at