Spry Funeral Home
Paul Louis Welch of Huntsville, Ala., died Sept. 20, 2013, in Huntsville Hospital.
He was born Oct. 19, 1936, in Ashland, the youngest of eight children of the late John L. and Mary E. Welch.
Paul was a 1954 graduate of Ashland High School and he attended Berea College. He served in the U.S. Army, and following his discharge, he worked in Huntsville for government contractors. He retired from USBI.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles W. “Bill” Welch, Leslie B. “Brown” Welch and John R. “Bob” Welch; and his sisters, Bette Wells and Alice Sexton.
He is survived by his wife, Savanah Welch of Huntsville; his son, James Christopher (Tracy) Welch; his grandchildren, Zachary Paul Welch and Madison Louise Welch, all of Montgomery, Ala.; and his brothers, Donald J. (Nancy) Welch of West End, N.C., and David O. (Joyce) Welch of Ashland.
A memorial service/celebration of life for his family and close friends will be on his birthday, Oct. 19, 2013.
Spry Funeral Homes of Huntsville is in charge of arrangements.