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Gary Thomas Welch

Burial Date August 22, 2020

Graveside Service

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
12 noon
Oakland Cemetery
800 S. Brownsville Street
Trenton, Tennessee

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Mr. Gary Thomas Welch was born, August 9, 1959 in Trenton, TN to late Tasso Thomas Welch and Mary
Welch Champion. Gary departed life August 15, 2020. Gary resided in Houston, Texas with a special friend Shelia Richardson. He was a family man, uncle, and friend. He professed his hope in Christ at Martin Tabel CME Church in Trenton, TN.

He went to school at Peabody High School in Trenton, TN, a graduated from Lane College and a Military Veteran.

Gary was preceded in death by his father: Tasso Thomas Welch, and aunt: Maggie Welch, brother: Rodney Welch.
Gary was known and loved by many. He loved the game of basketball and was the 1974 most valuable player at
Peabody High School. He had a love for fishing, and was known as “Catfish”.

He leaves to cherish his memories his mother: Mary Welch Champion; two sons: Jarvis Welch of Trenton, TN,
Joshua Welch of Arizona, Osha Ezell; and granddaughter Rayna of Murfreesboro, TN; two brothers: Glen (Nell)
Taylor of Atlanta, GA, Patrick Welch of Milan; two sisters: Benita Welch Douglas of Humboldt, TN, Veronica
Holiday of Trenton, TN. He leaves to cherish his memories a host of nieces and nephews.

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