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Dr Walter Andrew Welsh Sr

October 30, 2018
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

Dr. Walter Andrew Welsh, Sr., 74, of Macon passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018. Services were held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Hart's at the Cupola with the Reverend Stephen Johnson officiating followed by a service that was held at 2:00 PM at Cove Baptist Church in Woodbury, Georgia with the Reverend William Brown officiating and burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation was also at Hart's at the Cupola.

Dr. Welsh was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania to the late Harold Ward Welsh and Mary Grace Foder Welsh and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Florida Southern and graduated from Georgia Southern with a degree in science. He obtained his master's at West Georgia College and doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. He was a life-long educator and administrator. Dr. Welsh was active in the Georgia Independent School Association. He taught as an adjunct professor at Mercer University since 1997. He ended a teaching career of 48 years teaching chemistry at Griffin Christian School in Griffin, Georgia. Dr. Welsh is preceded in death by his brother, Louis Foder. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved his family dearly.

Dr. Welsh is survived by his wife of 48 years, Delilah Cartwright Welsh; children, Elizabeth Welsh of Macon, Andrew Welsh (Janet) of Lakeland, Georgia, Katie Welsh Brown of Macon, and Melita Welsh Kabashi (Luan) of Pristina, Kosova; grandchildren, Benjamin Hibbitts of Macon, Laken Taft (Casey) of Pearson, Georgia, Hannah Welsh of Moultrie, Georgia, Ethan Collins of Lakeland, Breanna Welsh of Warner Robins; Kenleigh Brown of Macon; and Zana and Lira Kabshi; great-grandchild, Maddox Taft of Pearson; sister-in-law, Cathy Garrett (Earl) of Woodbury, Georgia; nephew, Patrick Garrett of Woodbury; and niece, DeAnna Milton of Raton, New Mexico.

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Hart's at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road, Macon, Georgia 31210, has charge of arrangements.



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