Tahlequah Daily Press Obituaries
David Pierce Welch
June 30, 1942 - June 03, 2015
PARK HILL – David Pierce Welch, 72, of Park Hill, passed away June 3, 2015, in Park Hill. He was born June 30, 1942, in Holdenville, the son of Dortha Lee Bird Welch and Lloyd Dyle Welch. He was married to Sheila Karen Owen on June 14, 1963, in Hinkley, Calif. Mr. Welch was a U.S. Navy veteran and an appliance service and repairman for 40 plus years. He worked at Harris Furniture in Tonkawa for 20 years and at Dick Christman’s Appliance in Oklahoma City for 17 years. Survivors are wife, Sheila of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Travis Dyle and Lisa Welch of Fort Worth, Texas, and Raymond Allen and Meri Welch of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two on the way; and one sister and brother-in-law, Deloris and Tom Ranes of Kinta. He was preceded in death by his parents. A family-held memorial service will be Sunday, June 14. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw. To send a condolence to the family visit www.agentfuneralhome.com. Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, 123 S. Wheeler Ave., Sallisaw, 918-775-4414.