Thursday, August 26, 2010

Bob Welch Passes

Jerry Gaudet sends this sad news:

It is with great sorrow that we learn of the passing of Bob Welch, husband of our classmate Karol Broadwell Welch...

WAXHAW -- Mr. Welch, age 76, died Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, August 27, 2010 at Higher Ground Church, with Pastor Steve Jacks officiating. Burial will be at the Waxhaw City Cemetery.
Born in Charlotte, NC, Mr. Welch was a son of the late Sylvester Arthur Welch and Margaret Hughes Welch. He graduated from East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte and retired from Ciba-Geigy Chemical Company. He was a member of Higher Ground Church and a dedicated servant of the Lord, doing volunteer work within the community. He had a great sense of humor, enjoyed cooking and traveling and was a member of the Bojangle's Band of Brothers in Waxhaw.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Karol Broadwell Welch of the home; his daughter, Vickie Welch Pierce of Fort Mill; and grandchildren, Zachary, Jacob and Rebecca Pierce.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Higher Ground Church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Higher Ground Church, 8365 Possum Hollow Road, Fort Mill, SC 29707; or to Waxhaw UMC Men, P.O. Box 9, Waxhaw, NC 28173.
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Published in Charlotte Observer on August 25, 2010

We have this contact information:

Mrs. Karol Welch
8326 Viking Dr.
Waxhaw, NC 28173-8973