William Thomas Welch
March 7, 1937 -
February 27, 2017

Visitation

March 1, 2017
5:00 until 8:00 PM

Service 

March 2, 2017
1:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. William Thomas Welch, age 79, of Petersburg, will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Benny Burns officiating. Burial will follow in Welch Cemetery. Mr. Welch was a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee and son of the late Rufus Childress and Margaret Wells Welch. He was a member of the Petersburg Church of Christ, worked for Lewisburg Casting Company, Marshall County Farmers Co-Op, and loved farming.

Survivors include his wife Martha Jane Parker Welch; sons Mark (Becky) Welch, Chris (Tammy) Welch, and Greg (Janet) Welch all of Petersburg; daughter Wendy (Randy) Crutcher of Buford, GA; grandchildren Jessica Sharp, Luke (Brandy) Welch, Nathan (Christy) Welch, Jason (Jacqueline) Welch, Ashley (Chris) Dotson, Andrew (Brandy) Welch, Austin Welch, Haliey Welch, Abby Wells, and Rachel (John) Crutcher; thirteen great-grandchildren; brother Dennis (Pam) Welch of Petersburg; sister-in-law Gail Welch; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Mr. Welch was preceded in death by a brother David Welch.

Visitation with the family will be 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the Petersburg Church of Christ 203 Russell St, Petersburg, TN 37144. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. William Thomas Welch.

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4 Comments

  1. David and jean scott

    We are so sorry for your loss he was a good man will be missed

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  2. Loretta Manley

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

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  3. Lynn Carr Gilpin

    So sorry for your loss, I always enjoyed Will Tom when he worked at the Co-op.

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  4. Lynn & Sylvia Brown

    Sorry for your lost my wife was a class mate with him….

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4 Comments

  1. David and jean scott

    We are so sorry for your loss he was a good man will be missed

    Reply
  2. Loretta Manley

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

    Reply
  3. Lynn Carr Gilpin

    So sorry for your loss, I always enjoyed Will Tom when he worked at the Co-op.

    Reply
  4. Lynn & Sylvia Brown

    Sorry for your lost my wife was a class mate with him….

    Reply

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