Funeral services for David Harold Welch, Sr., 73, of Mineola and relative of Lindale residents, were held Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 at Lindale First Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Buck officiating.
Interment followed the services at the Woodside Cemetery in Grand Saline, under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale Mr. Welch was called home to his heavenly Father on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.
He was born Nov. 9, 1944, in Terrell to the late Arthur Harold and Virginia Anne (Allen) Welch.
Mr. Welch was a pastor having served several churches including First Baptist Church in Winnsboro; First Baptist Church in Dover, Fla.; Macon Baptist Church in Macon and West Mineola Baptist Church in Mineola as well as being a member of Lindale First Baptist Church.
Preceding him in death was his sister Sue Adams in 2012.
Survivors include his wife Rebecca Ilene Welch of Mineola; daughter Elizabeth Harvey of Van; sons David Welch Jr. of Edom; Dwain Welch of Carterville, Ga.; Tony Welch of Eustace; Randall Taylor Grey, La. and Chad Welch of Lindale.