Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Ronald Eugene Welch


03/19/1948 - 01/13/2018


Ronald Eugene Welch, age 69 of Marble passed away unexpectedly Saturday January 13, 2018. Ronald was the son of Fred and Lola Smith Welch and a life-long resident of Cherokee County. He lived with his granddaughter, "Punk", Sierra Marie Welch. He enjoyed listening to old music and calling in to the radio and loved turkey shoots. He was a member of Tomotla Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Joe Jenkins.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Marie Welch; son, Michael Welch and wife Missy of Blairsville, GA; daughters, Christy Truett and husband Danny of Murphy, Tammy Jenkins of Murphy, Jessica King and husband James of Blairsville, GA and Charlotte Wright and husband Chris of Murphy; brothers, Gary Welch and wife Ruth, Bobby Welch and wife Karen and Kenneth Rogers and wife Mearl all of Murphy; grandchildren, Summer Wright, Britney Jenkins, Kevin Edwards, Matthew Edwards, Cody Truett, Jonah Truett, Sofia Wright, Ava Truett and Ean King and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Harold Stiles and Pastor Herman Bell will officiate. Music will be provided by Cecil and June Rogers and Dale & Bonita Lovingood.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.


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