Lonnie "Burt" Welch Obituary

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Lonnie "Burt" Burton Welch Jr.

October 3, 1930 - February 15, 2013
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WELCH, LONNIE BURTON "BURT," JR., age 82, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013. He was a loving husband, wonderful father, and a very beloved granddad. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lon and Cordie Welch of Madison, Florida. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Myrtice Woodard Welch of Vestavia Hills, Alabama; brother, William (Bill) Langford Welch and his wife Nancy of Vestavia Hills; sons, Greg Welch of Vestavia Hills, Gary (Lisa) Welch of Helena, Alabama, and Wayne (Susan) Welch of Vestavia Hills; daughter, Rhonda (Steve) Anthony of Flower Mound, Texas; eight grandchildren, Shane (Randi) Welch, Garrett Welch,...
WELCH, LONNIE BURTON "BURT," JR., age 82, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013. He was a loving husband, wonderful father, and a very beloved granddad. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lon and Cordie Welch of Madison, Florida. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Myrtice Woodard Welch of Vestavia Hills, Alabama; brother, William (Bill) Langford Welch and his wife Nancy of Vestavia Hills; sons, Greg Welch of Vestavia Hills, Gary (Lisa) Welch of Helena, Alabama, and Wayne (Susan) Welch of Vestavia Hills; daughter, Rhonda (Steve) Anthony of Flower Mound, Texas; eight grandchildren, Shane (Randi) Welch, Garrett Welch, Robert Welch, Amanda Welch, Ashley Welch, Mary Todd Anthony, Lilly Anthony, and Haleigh Frances Anthony; and many other beloved family members. Burt was born October 3, 1930 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a graduate of Florida State University where he was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity. He served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot on the U.S.S. Midway. He worked for GMAC for many years and later joined his brother at Industrial Chemicals, Inc. Burt was a member of York Rite Mason, Zamora Shriners, Royal Order of Jesters, and Shades Valley Rotary. He was ordained as a deacon at First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida. At the time of his death, he was an active member of the Truth Seekers Class at Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Vestavia Hills. The family will receive friends Monday, February 18, 2013 from 1-2 p.m. at Ridout's Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham, Alabama. A Funeral Service will follow at 2 p.m. in Ridout's Southern Heritage Chapel, Pelham. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Shades Mountain Baptist Church, 2017 Columbiana Road, Birmingham, AL 35216.

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