WELCH, JOHN D. - age 87, retired postal clerk and veteran of WW II, 325th Glider Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, passed away on April 11, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Marshall and Romney Welch; and son, Carey D. Welch. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 67 years, Wanda R. Welch; precious cousins, Eryk and Karen Taylor, Sarah Shultz, Gary and Sally Johnson, Ellen and Grace Johnson, and Bud and Betty Irwin; and special friend, Snookie Wright. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 14th, at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. A graveside service will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, with Rev. Johnny Loveless officiating. Gentry Griffey is honored to serve the Welch family and invites you to view and sign their guestbook at www.gentrygriffey.com.
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Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel
5301 Fountain Rd Knoxville, TN 37918
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Apr. 13, 2014