WELCH, Charles H. age 84 passed away on January 15, 2009. He was a veteran of WWII and retired after 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. He is preceded in death by his brother, Joe Brice Welch and sister, Sue Welch. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Jo-Ann Welch; children, LinnAnn Welch, Richard C. Terrie Welch, Martin Welch; grandchildren, Richard Charles Wendi Welch II, Misti David Schmutz, Wendy Welch; great-grandchildren, Tate, Alexandria, Johnathan Welch, Jackson and Dawson Schmutz; sisters, Evelyn Tinsley, Eva Hasty, Arden Arrington; brother, James Welch. Funeral service will be on Saturday January 17, 2009 at 1 pm with interment to follow in the Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Marty Greer, Rick Welch, Ricky Welch II, Eddie Noles, Lisa Housholder and Tim Wheatley will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be on Saturday from 8am -1 pm. HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 9090 HWY 100, 615 646-9292.