Richard B. Weldon, Jr.
CHAPIN – Richard B. Weldon, Jr. (Dicky), 58, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Generations in Batesburg, SC, after losing his battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease for 2 ½ years. Dicky was born in Bamberg, SC, on February 9, 1954 and was the oldest son of Dick and Deanie Weldon of Chapin, SC.
Dicky graduated from Chapin High School in 1972 where he played football, baseball and ran track. He attended Coastal Carolina, was an avid Gamecock Fan and loved music. He was an excellent drummer and played all over the Southeast.
Dicky is survived by his son, Coleman, the love and joy of his life of Ballentine, SC; ex-wife, Cathy Coleman Weldon of Ballentine, SC; his parents of Chapin, SC; brothers, Steve (Debra) of Brentwood, TN and John (Terry) of Chapin, SC; nephews, Dean and Ben Weldon of Florence, SC; nieces, Lindsay and Sommer Grace Weldon of Brentwood, TN.
The family would like to thank Hammie Nix, Director at Generations in Batesburg to include the entire staff as well as Southern Care Hospice.
Friends may visit at any time at the home of Dick and Deanie at 528 Lake Tide Drive in Chapin, SC.
Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Albert Cox and Reverend Paul Allen at Chapin United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19, 2012. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.