Mr. Wesley Dean Welch, 47 years old, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 in Richland County, SC. Dean was born in Bennettsville on September 20, 1971 to Glenda Joyce Graham and David Welch (Florence). He graduated from Francis Marion University with a bachelor’s degree in business. Dean started his career in the mail room in the Florence post office and spent time in other locations where he later became Postmaster before retiring. Dean enjoyed fishing, water skiing, traveling, working with the church and most of all studying the Word of God.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother, Glenda Joyce Graham of Pinehurst, NC.; his father, David Welch (Florence) of Social Circle, Georgia; brothers, John David Welch of Garner, NC. and Dustin Welch of Columbia, SC; uncles, Cecil Graham, B.D. Graham, Andy Welch and James McGaughey; aunts, Maxie Hinson, Eshter McGaughey, Gloria Lussier, Gerri Graham and Jan Welch.
Dean was preceded in death by his aunt Linda Graham.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Burroughs Funeral Home and burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. A visitation will take place prior to the funeral service from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. at Burroughs Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Icon Church, 1230 St. Andrews Rd. Columbia, SC 29210; Christian Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 1171 Bennettsville, SC 29512; Bennettsville Church of God, P.O. Box 375 Bennettsville, SC 29512.
Online condolences may be made @ www.bfhbennettsville.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to serve the Welch Family.