Leonard Jerry Welch, age 81, of Hiram, GA, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020 at Tranquilty at Cobb. He was born on July 17, 1939 to his late parents; Harley Oliver and Julia Welch. Mr. Welch worked for Yellow Freight as a truck driver for more than 30 years. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Gail Welch, daughters; Rhonda Johnson and Jan Welch, son; Jerry Welch, sisters; Frances West and Marie Strickland, brothers; William Welch, Alton Welch, Eugene Welch, Leon Welch, Bobby Welch.
Leonard Jerry Welch is survived by his loving granddaughter; Mandie Welch and great-granddaughter; Annabella Welch and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Welch will be held on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Clark Funeral Home with Rev. Jackie Sanders officiating. Interment will follow the service at Sweetwater Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, December 18, 2020 from 12:00 noon until 1:40 PM.
The family would like to extend their love and appreciation to everyone who will not be able to attend the service in person due to the states Covid-19 restrictions (no more than 50 people inside the funeral home at one time). If attending the visitation or service, the staff of Clark Funeral Home highly recommends that a face mask be worn and that social distancing is practiced helping prevent the spreading of any possible illnesses and to help keep visitors, friends, and family members of Mr. Welch safe.
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Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is in charge of the arrangements.