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Richard Welch Jr.

May 12, 1932 ~ June 21, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Richard Welch Jr.
Richard Welch Jr., 90, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on June 21, 2022 at his home. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, son of the late Richard Welch Sr. and Eula Mae Hamby Welch and was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Smith Welch, 3 brothers, Harold, Jimmy, and Charles, and 2 sisters, Evelyn and Helen. Richard was a member of Cherokee Street Baptist Church and retired, after working many years in the textile industry, from JC Wortman. He enjoyed staying busy and loved working in his yard, gardening, carpentry, and working on cars. Richard was a wonderful father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. His guidance and love will be missed greatly by his family and friends. 
SURVIVORS: Children: Richard Welch III, Ann Adams (Rickie), and Elaine Jones (Earnest), all of Kings Mountain, NC
Siblings: Billy Welch, Gastonia, NC and Joyce Green, Kings Mountain, NC
Grandchildren: Sarah Meece (Doug), Brandon Jones (Natasha), Mitchell Adams (Crystal), Stephanie Mote (Matt), Shane Davis (Pam), and Keisha Mull (Chris)
15 Great Grandchildren

FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, June 24, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Cherokee Street Baptist Church with Pastor Roger Green officiating

VISITATION: Friday, June 24, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at the church and at other time at 106 Fairdel Street, Kings Mountain, NC

INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC

MEMORIALS: Memorials in Richard's memory may be made to Cherokee Street Baptist Church Building Fund at 421 South Cherokee Street, Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 24, 2022

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Cherokee Street Baptist Church
423 South Cherokee St.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral
Friday
June 24, 2022

2:00 PM
Cherokee Street Baptist Church
423 South Cherokee St.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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