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Jerry A. Welch

October 2, 1963 — September 11, 2023

Knoxville

Jerry A. Welch, age 59, of Knoxville, passed away September 11, 2023. He was the longtime owner and operator of Welch Performance, where he worked on racing go-carts. Jerry was well known and loved by everyone who knew him. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by his family, as well as those in the go-cart racing community. Preceded in death by parents Buford Harris and Betty Lou Welch. Survived by former wife, Tamara Welch; Kayla (Timmy) Carr, Tiffany McMurry-Collins (Michael Collins); grandchildren, Brenden, Sydney, Waylon, Timmy, Bryson, Jayden, Lexee; brother Ronnie (Norma) Welch, sisters, Teresa (Michael) Beason and Robin (Tony) Stephens, brother, Bobby (Sharon) Lord, sister, Debbie (David) Creswell. several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends 5:00-8:00 pm Thursday, September 21, 2023, at Mynatt Funeral Home, Halls Chapel with service to follow at 8:00 pm, Pastor Bryan Wheble officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 am Friday, September 22, 2023, at Mynatt Funeral Home, Halls Chapel and proceed to Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery for interment at 11:00 am. Pallbearers: Josh Myers, Tommy Overton, Steve Horner, Barrett Terry, Jerry Worsham, and Owen Smith, Rodger Padgett (honorary). Online condolences may be expressed at www.mynattfh.com.

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

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Friday, September 22, 2023

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6705 E Raccoon Valley Dr, Knoxville, TN 37938

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