Edward Earl (Ed) Welch, 74, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 25, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 1, 1946, to R.J. and Edna May (Evans) Welch.
Ed is survived by his wife, Rita (Sanders) Welch; one son, Clint Welch (Kim); one daughter, Missy Ross; two brothers, Tommy Welch (Kay) and Mickey Welch (Rhonda); one sister, Ann Wilhelm; two grandchildren, Cole Welch and Olivia Grace Ross.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, R.J. and Edna May Welch; two brothers, Troy Welch and Joe Welch.
Visitation for family and friends was held on Monday, October 26, 2020, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, at Jupiter Baptist Church, 1571 Jupiter Road in Braxton, MS. Bro. Danny Powell officiated the service with interment following.