A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 6:00 P.M., in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Bennie Bush officiating.
He was born in Gibson, GA to the late Joseph and Ethel Kitchens Welch and a US Navy veteran. He was a retired Millwright from Federal Paperboard and a member of Southside Baptist Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors include his son, Joseph Welch and his wife Penny of Edgefield, SC; daughters, Rhonda McBurney and her husband Terry and Cynthia Bass all of Grovetown; sister, Barbara Hughes and her husband Chester of Greensboro, NC; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M., at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, Georgia 30906.