James Larry Welch, 73, of Buena Vista, GA, died Friday, November 10, 2017 at Four County Health and Rehab in Richland, GA.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery with Clarence Welch officiating.
Mr. Welch was born July 10, 1944, in Marion County the son of the late James Thomas Welch and Florine Wilson Welch. Baptist by faith, he was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He loved to raise birds and chickens. Mr. Welch liked the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was formerly employed as a construction worker in Mapleton, GA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy Welch and Ronnie Welch, and two sisters, Juanita Snider and Betty Sollers.
He is survived by a daughter, Donna Lynn Welch; three sisters, Nell Purvis of Americus, GA, Rosla Plant of Greenville, GA, and Laverne Purvis of Americus, GA. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four County Health and Rehab, 124 Overby Drive, Richland, GA 31825.
Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, Georgia, is in charge of these arrangements.