Local football legend Luther Welsh died Thursday morning. (Courtesy of Jim Wallace)
Thursday, July 14, 2011
MCDUFFIE COUNTY -- News 12 has confirmed former Thomson High School coach Luther Welsh has died.
McDuffie County Coroner Rusha Mack says Welsh died around 9:05 a.m. Thursday.
The legendary football coach had been at University Hospital since Wednesday morning.
He was 79 years old.
Thomson High School football players were delivered the news this morning after practice. Head Coach Milan Turner asked the players to pray for the family.
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