Vicky T. Welch, 61, of Highland View, joined his heavenly father in paradise on Monday, July 6, 2020.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1958 in Roswell, New Mexico to James and Claire Driggers Welch.
He was a Madison High School graduate Class of 1977. He would later go on to drive commercial trucks and then retire from Ready Mix in Port St. Joe.
In Sept. 1996 he married the love of his life and took on the role of father to her three children.
He was preceded in death by his father James, sister Linda Nelson, and daughter Sara Hayden.
He is survived by his mother Claire, wife Linda, daughter Heather Haire (Jason), and son Thomas; his grandchildren; Jason, Zoe, Gavyn, Daegan, and Evangeline; nieces Melinda Fountain, Jennifer McElveen (Jack), Michelle Foskey Coker, Jennifer M., Rebecca, Elisabeth and Veronica; nephews, Daniel and Harold; and eight great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held in Highland View Baptist Church for family and close friends on Friday morning, July 10, followed by a commencement service at Holly Hill Cemetery in Port St. Joe at 12:30 p.m. open to the public.
Services are under the direction of Comforter Funeral Home.