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William Joseph Welch

October 30, 1928 April 25, 2018
William Joseph Welch
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Obituary for William Joseph Welch

William Joseph (Joe) Welch, age 89, of Charlotte died April 25, 2018 at Plantation Estates in Matthews, NC. He was born on October 30, 1928 in Burlington, NC, son of the late John Calvin Welch and Macie Farrar Welch.
Mr. Welch graduated from Newell High School in 1947 and attended NC State University. He retired from BellSouth in 1989 after 36 years of service. A lifelong Presbyterian, he was a dedicated caregiver and a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a long time resident of Plantation Estates where he and his Scottish terriers were a fixture in the community and made many friends. He touched many lives and will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, LaVerne Zedaker Welch. He is survived by daughters, Sara Moreau (David) of Charlotte, Cathie Wiggins (Cliff) of Blowing Rock, NC and son, Buzz Welch (Becky) of Columbia, SC, six grandchildren: John Welch, Joe Welch, Marie Welch, Bryan Wiggins, Justin Wiggins, Katie Moreau Piccolo, and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a cousin, William Farrar Price.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 pm on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Moreau home, 10907 Round Rock Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Sardis Presbyterian Church followed by a reception. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Rd, or to the Scottish Terrier Rescue of the Southeast, STRSE, 5760 Highway 357, Campobello, SC, 29322.


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Visitation

Saturday

28

Apr

3:00 PM 4/28/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 4/28/2018 5:00:00 PM
The Moreau Home

10907 Round Rock Road
Charlotte, NC 28277

The Moreau Home
10907 Round Rock Road Charlotte 28277 NC
United States

Celebration of Life

Sunday

29

Apr

3:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/29/2018 4:00:00 PM
Sardis Presbyterian Church

6100 Sardis Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28270

Sardis Presbyterian Church
6100 Sardis Rd. Charlotte 28270 NC
United States
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