Chris Welch
December 14, 1961 -
April 28, 2024

Visitation

May 1, 2024
4pm to 8pm

Service 

May 2, 2024
11am

Interment

May 2, 2024
Obituary

Funeral service for Chris (Buck) Welch, age 62, of Petersburg, TN, will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bob Dunnivan officiating. Burial will follow in the Welch Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM until 8 PM on Wednesday at Higgins Funeral Home.

Chris was born on December 14, 1961, in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He worked for Inner City until they closed and currently worked for Marelli in Shelbyville. Buck loved spending time with his family, especially playing with his grandchildren, and Tiny, his Chihuahua. Chris passed away on April 28, 2024, at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg, TN.

Survivors include his mother, Janie Dunnivan; step-mother, Martha Welch; children, Nathan (Christi) Welch, Jason (Amanda) Welch, and Ashley (Chris) Dodson all of Petersburg; grandchildren, Francessica Minor, Jose Minor, Breann Minor, Alexis Welch, Kallissa Welch, Mason Welch, Lilah Welch, and Landree Welch; great-grandchildren, Jayce Locker, Caroline King, and Navy Minor; brothers, Mark (Becky) Welch, and Greg Welch both of Petersburg; sister, Wendy (Randy) Crutcher of Petersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. Chris was preceded in death by his father, William Thomas Welch.

Pallbearers include Jose Minor, Mason Welch, Luke Welch, Danny Dunnivan, Thomas Lindsey, Hunter Sharp, and Landree Welch.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Chris (Buck) Welch.

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10 Comments

  1. Robert Foster

    Ashley, Nathan and Jason, I was so sorry to hear about the death of your Dad. Prayers for y’all and the rest of the family.

    Reply
  2. Bennie & Priscilla Brewer

    Ms. Janie, Mark,Becky, Wendy and all the family!
    We are so sorry to hear about Buck. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his arms around y’all and help you through this difficult time. Much love. 🙏

    Reply
  3. Larry and Wanda Hames

    We loved Chris and are so sorry for loss.He was a good man. All the family is in our thoughts and prayers..We love all of you!

    Reply
  4. Wade and Sharon Williams

    so very sorry for your loss. sending prayers for the whole family.

    Reply
  5. Deanna Hopkins

    Love and prayers to all the family. Prayers for peace, comfort and understanding.

    Deanna and Madison Hopkins

    Reply
  6. Eve Ferguson Odom

    Wendy
    I am so sorry to hear this!
    ❤🙏💔

    I miss you & Randy!!

    Reply
  7. Danika Crigger

    I’m so very sorry for y’alls loss.
    He was a sweet heart.
    Prayers, love, ands hugs ..

    Reply
  8. Mary Sue Green

    Wendy I’m so sorry about your brother .May God comfort you and your family with peace and love. Love you

    Reply
  9. Judith Medelo

    Wendy, so sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  10. Nick and Dixie Aull

    Janie, I am so sorry your loss. I’m praying for all of you. If you need me please call. Out love and prayers are with your family.

    Reply

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10 Comments

  1. Robert Foster

    Ashley, Nathan and Jason, I was so sorry to hear about the death of your Dad. Prayers for y’all and the rest of the family.

    Reply
  2. Bennie & Priscilla Brewer

    Ms. Janie, Mark,Becky, Wendy and all the family!
    We are so sorry to hear about Buck. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his arms around y’all and help you through this difficult time. Much love. 🙏

    Reply
  3. Larry and Wanda Hames

    We loved Chris and are so sorry for loss.He was a good man. All the family is in our thoughts and prayers..We love all of you!

    Reply
  4. Wade and Sharon Williams

    so very sorry for your loss. sending prayers for the whole family.

    Reply
  5. Deanna Hopkins

    Love and prayers to all the family. Prayers for peace, comfort and understanding.

    Deanna and Madison Hopkins

    Reply
  6. Eve Ferguson Odom

    Wendy
    I am so sorry to hear this!
    ❤🙏💔

    I miss you & Randy!!

    Reply
  7. Danika Crigger

    I’m so very sorry for y’alls loss.
    He was a sweet heart.
    Prayers, love, ands hugs ..

    Reply
  8. Mary Sue Green

    Wendy I’m so sorry about your brother .May God comfort you and your family with peace and love. Love you

    Reply
  9. Judith Medelo

    Wendy, so sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  10. Nick and Dixie Aull

    Janie, I am so sorry your loss. I’m praying for all of you. If you need me please call. Out love and prayers are with your family.

    Reply

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