Earl “Dean” Welcher, 60, a resident of Patterson, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at his home.
Dean was born on March 26, 1960 in Franklin, Indiana the son of Billie Welcher and Charlotte Merriman Welcher.
Dean served his country proudly in the United States Army stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina with the Airborne Division. He spent his life traveling the country as a over the road truck driver.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara Williams Welcher of Patterson; four children, Chris Parish, Ben Welcher, Jessica Welcher and Leigh Anne Anderson; three grandchildren, Sara Jewells, Emily Anderson and Matthew Littlejohn; one great granddaughter, Houston Leigh; two sisters, Deanna Welcher and Shelly Welcher; three brothers, Bill Welcher, John Welcher and Burn Allen Stone.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents, Billie Welcher and Charlotte Merriman Welcher Stone; one brother, Danny Stone.
Private family services will be held at a later date.