Donald G. “Donnie” Welch, 78, of Carrollton, KY, died on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, KY.
He was born on July 15, 1939 in Crothersville, Jackson County, IN, the son of the late Robert Lee Welch and Emma Lewellyn Welch. He had owned Madison Wholesale & Grocery along with eight Tobacco Stores.
He was a graduate of Carrollton High School and had served in the Army National Guard. He was a member of the Carrollton Lions Club and he had served as Lions Club International District Governor and Vice District Governor, First Baptist Church of Carrollton and the Carrollton National Guard.
He had participated with the General Butler Square Dance Club, the Gallatin County Swingers and he had been a Square Dance Caller.
He is survived by his wife, Lena R. Lansdale Welch of Carrollton, KY; a son, Todd (Tammy) Welch of Carrollton, KY; three brothers, Ron and Billy Welch of Carrollton, KY; and Eddie Welch of Florence, KY; a sister, Linda Welch of Carrollton, KY; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Robert Welch, Jr. and a sister, Doris Welch Bott.
The Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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