Donald R. Welch, 70 - Macon, Georgia

Donald R. Welch, 70, of Macon, Georgia, passed away May 13, 2007.

Funeral services will be held May 16, at 11 am in the Chapel Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Macon.

Donald was born in 1937 to the late Robert Welch & Rhoda Richards (Jones).

He was a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He also worked for the Cherokee Brick & Tile Company.

He is survived by his wife Lulu Frances Welch; daughter Brenda Jackson, son Billy Welch; Stepbrothers Russell (Vicky) Jones of Big Springs, W. Va., Richard (Sharon) Welch of Lancaster, OH; Stepsisters Shirley (Doug) Taylor, Betty (Eddie) Jenkins of Big Bend, W. Va., Wanda (Keith) Dye of Midland, N.C. and Sara Welch of Hebron, Oh; Sister-in-law Fumiko Welch of Grantsville,W. Va. brother-in- law Thomas Richey of Hawkinsville, Ga., several nieces and nephews and their families, numerous cousins, and grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Harley Jones, stepmother Lois Welch, brother William F. Welch, sister Carol Richey, stepbrother Darl Jones and grandson Derrick Jackson.