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Rev. David Thomas Balch

Rev. David Thomas Balch, 85, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at his residence in Laurel, Mississippi. He was born Thursday, October 20, 1932 in Laurel, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel in Laurel, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel and the Burial will follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Thomas Leggett and Bro. Chris Hodge will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel in Laurel, Mississippi is in charge of arrangements. (601) 649-3342.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Barbara Elizabeth Balch, parents, Ralph Carlton Balch Sr. and Willie Mae Balch; brother, Ralph Carlton Balch Jr. sister, Sidnie A. Williams.

Survivors include his daughters, Cheryl Miller (Wayne) of Laurel, MS and Patricia Misner of Kewaskum, WI. grandchildren, Amanda Miller, Ryan Balch, Lauren Miller, Austin Miller, Benjamin Newton and 9 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Balch, Austin Miller, Benjamin Newton, Richard Paul Williams, Donald Balch and Will Parish.
Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Carlton Balch, Wayne Clark, Bro. Chris Hodge, and Willie Simmons Jr.

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Rev. David Thomas Balch
October 20, 1932 - June 23, 2018




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