Rev. Ralph Welch
On Thursday November 5, at 5:11 AM, Ralph Welch, devoted husband and loving father, passed away at the age of 83 at the Saads hospice facility. Ralph was born in Monroe County, Alabama in 1938 to William Andrew and Mattie D Welch. Ralph was graduated from Southeastern Bible College in 1962, and in 2003 graduated cum laude, receiving his Masters of Science in Christian Education from Life Christian University.
Ralph was married to Glenda Carol Ludke on August 26, 1961 and had been married 59 years at his passing. They had two children, Brent and Stacy. Ralph is survived by his wife Glenda and his two children, Brent and his wife Gigi and Stacy and her husband Mike, and three brothers; his twin brother Rayford, and Thomas and Roy, along with grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Rev. Ralph had a passion for ministry and devoted his life to the work of Missions as an AG missionary on the continent of Africa serving for 25 years between Sierra Leone and South Africa. During those 25 years of ministry his life touched countless people of which only eternity can tell.
A funeral service will be held in Ralph’s honor on Monday, November 9, at Praise Family church on Dawes Road in Mobile, Alabama. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM, with the funeral service to begin at 2 PM. Burial will be in Springhill Memorial Gardens, 626 Pierce Rd., Mobile.
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