Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away at his home January 15, 2018 of cancer.
Larry was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina January 5, 1936. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a Mechanical Engineer Degree and went on to work for Ingersoll Rand for 40 years.
Mr. Welch was a devout husband to Linda for 62 years. He was an active fisherman, golfer and gardener and was a member of Bass Masters. Mr. Welch was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Welch, daughter, Lesa Kelley and her two sons, Ronnie and Scott Kelley, son, Steve Welch and his wife Shanna and their daughter, Tessa Welch, brother, Terry Welch and his wife Norma, sister, Vicky Walker and husband Charles. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
The family is grateful for friends, neighbors and incredible caregivers.
The family respectfully requests that flowers be omitted and gifts may be made in Larry’s memory to Jefferson First United Methodist Church, 188 Martin Street, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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