Originally created 05/20/00

Mr. Robert Welcher



Mr. Robert E. Welcher, 82, died Friday, May 19, 2000, at his residence.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Welcher had retired from Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and had retired as a major. He was a member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Pallbearers will be members of a military honor guard.

Survivors include a son, Daniel R. Welcher, Augusta; a daughter, Patricia J. Kemp, Washington, a brother, Dick Welcher, Aurora, Ill.; and seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends after a 7 p.m. vigil service Monday at Poteet Funeral Home, Greene Street.

The Augusta Chronicle May 20, 2000