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David Welch

ROCK HILL -- Mr. David Welch, 58, of 1217 Ebinport Road died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Mr. Welch was born in Chester County, S.C., and was a son of the late Hinton Welch Sr. and the late Willie Howze Welch White.

He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, was a member of the pulpit committee, a member of the praise team, a member of the sound ministry and a member of the inspirational choir and the Together as One choir.

He is survived by his companion, Patty Welch of Houston, Texas; one son, De Jon Welch of Houston; one daughter, Nicole Adebayo of Galveston, Texas; two brothers, Cleveland Welch of Rock Hill and Robert Welch of Rock Hill; five sisters, Willie Mae Pryor of Hemstead, N.Y., Barbara Neely of Rock Hill, Queen Freeman of Rock Hill, Thelma Durham of Rock Hill and Peggy W. Hundley of Edgemoor, S.C.; two grandchildren, Isaiah Adebayo of Galveston and Elijah Adebayo of Galveston.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 290 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill, with the Revs. Harold Harris Sr., Darrell Mayfield and Donnie Dye officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 29, 2007 at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 290 S. Herlong Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.