David Allen Welch, 56, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 1, 2018.
He was a member of the Cornerstone Christian Church in Dawsonville where he served as an Elder of the Church. David was a loving husband and father who loved helping others, sailing and had a special affection for stray cats. He was an exceptional pizza cook and even had one of his specialty pizzas featured in a Kansas Pizzeria.
His father, Robert Nelson Welch, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his loving wife, Stacie Welch of Dawsonville; children, Brianna Welch and Ian Welch, both of Dawsonville; mother, Mary Bowen Welch of Overland Park, Kan.; sisters, Margie Galloway of Overland Park, Kan., Christie Wells of St. Paul, Minn.; three nieces and three nephews; various other relatives also survive.
A Celebration of Life was held at 5 p.m. Sept. 4 at Cornerstone Christian Church in Dawsonville.
The family received friends from 4 p.m. until service time Sept. 4 at the church.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.