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Earl Myers Welch, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1940
Death: Jan. 28, 2008

AC1 US NAVY, VIETNAM

EARL MYERS WELCH, JR., 67, passed away January 28, 2008 surrounded by loving family in his home in Mason, TN. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until service time at 7 p.m. Monday, February 4 at Memphis Funeral Home, Germantown Parkway Chapel. Burial with full military honors will be Tuesday, February 5 in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. He was born in Macon, GA to the late Earl M. Welch, Sr. and Willie Sullivan Welch. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Roseann Addleton and brother, William Adams. He retired from the U.S. Navy after serving 20 years including service in the Vietnam War. He also retired as an Aeronautical Information Analyst for The National Imagery and Mapping Agency in St. Louis, MO. In January 1967, he married the love of his life, Jackie Cheek. He moved his family as an Air Traffic Controller to the Memphis area in 1973. He is survived by his wife, Jackie, three daughters, Pam Trouy, Debbie Biggs, Wendy Fourie and his son, David Welch. He also leaves behind eleven grand-children who affectionately refer to him as "Papa Bear." There is a hole in the lives of all that knew him and a place missing at the head of the dining room table where he used to sit. Memphis Funeral Home Germantown Parkway Chapel(Published in The Commercial Appeal on 2/4/2008)
 
 
Burial:
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section HH, Site 19001
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Jan 30, 2008
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Earl Myers Welch, Jr
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