William “Popcorn” Welch, 85, passed away Sept. 20, 2022 Rawlings House Senior Living.
Popcorn was born Feb. 24, 1938 to Yancey Welch and Betty Lawler Welch. He was a GM retiree, enjoyed dominos, football and spending time with family and friends.
Popcorn is survived by his daughter DeAnna Welch-McCoy; sons William Welch Jr.; step children Debra Virgil) A., Mr. Mel C., Penny C., Cathy Hill, Steve Brown; grandchildren DeJuane Shreves, Tonianna Shreves, Zee Brown, Darius G; siblings Betty Sue Swain, Sarah Ann Williams; sister in law Debrora Welch and host of great grandchildren, family and friends.
Popcorn was preceded in death by his parents Yancey Sr., Bettie Welch; daughter Helen Welch; brothers Gardener Welch, Andrew Welch, Joe Lewis Welch, Charles Welch; sister Florence Gould, Katherine “Joan” Wilson and sister in law Ruth Welch.
Service will be noon Friday at Glazebrooks Funeral Services, 2822 Nichol Ave., with visitation 2 hours prior to service.