Willie “Lee” Welch, 78 of Madison, passed away in his home suddenly Saturday, January 25, 2020. Lee was a native of Morgan County, born July 8, 1941. He was the son of the late Ralph Sr. and Flora Welch.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Christian Phelps Welch of Madison. He was preceded by his brothers, the late Ralph Welch Jr. of Madison and the late Everette Welch of Madison. He is also survived by three step-children, Michael Carson Phelps and his wife Maria Phelps of Madison, Barry Thomas Phelps, Joy Nicole Rice and her husband Timothy Rice; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, as well as other family members.
He was a proud member of Redeemer Church Madison.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, February 8, 12 p.m. at Redeemer Church of Madison with his Pastor Dr. John Darsey officiating. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that you make donations to the Redeemer Church of Madison Building Fund in Papa Lee’s Memory.