Joe Welch, 77, of Cullman, Ala., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Cullman Regional Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Missouri, son of Brian and Mabel Lucky Welch. He married the former Carlyn Schlegel.
Welch was owner of Midway Auto Auction.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Randy Welch of Cullman; a brother, Bryan Welch of Tazewell, Tenn.; a sister, Lois Niswonger of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cullman. The Rev. Harold Hermetz will officiate. Burial will be in Cullman Memory Gardens.
Moss Service Funeral Home in Cullman is in charge of arrangements.