Daniel (Dan) Welgoss, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on April 11, 1959, and raised by parents Helen & Michael Lynch. Dan was a 1978 graduate of Rondout Valley High. After high school, he served in the United States Army from 1982- 1984.  For the past 11 years, Dan has successfully owned and operated Classic Office Interiors in Norcross, GA. Along with running his own business, Dan was also an active member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. One of his favorite hobbies was golf; he was an avid golfer and a member of Country Club of Gwinnett and even played on a PGA Amateur Tour. Dan is survived by his daughter, Shelby Welgoss; his siblings, MaryAnn Bresciani, Lou Lynch, Chicky Kilmer, Nicky, John, Michael Welgoss, Billy Riley and Patsy Riley. A memorial service will be held at 10:30AM on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Rd SW, Snellville, GA 30078, with Rev. Skip Johnson and Rev. James Gwin officiating. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. (770) 277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. You were a great man and friend. You will be missed. You’ve won the race. Peace and comfort to Shelby and your family.

  2. Friday, October 25 was a very good day for Dan Welgoss and a very hard day for the rest of us who have to live without his passion and energy. I will be ever grateful that Dan was a part of my life.

  3. Rest in peace Dan. We appreciate your professionalism, dedication and passion in providing the office solutions for our company over the years. You will be missed. Our prayers go out to the family.

  4. My love and eternal peace brother Dan… you truly are a blessing for always stepping out in prayers for me and others… here we gather to pray for you and Shelby. I cherish our conversations.

  5. Dan I’m thankful we reconnected at our reunion. I wish your peace and love at this most stressful time.
    Prayers to all

  6. Dan “The Man”. You will be missed my friend. Heaven sure got a great guy. This isn’t goodbye my friend, just see you later!!

  7. My friend Dan Welgoss, an irreplaceable person, father, son, brother, uncle and friend that will be missed beyond measure 💙 You gave the horrendous disease of cancer a BIG fight! We are all so proud of you!! Peace only comes from knowing you are no longer in pain and suffering. I will miss seeing your contagious SMILE and sharing this lifetime together. You are truly missed and will never be forgotten.
    Prayers for your family, love and support will be here always for Shelby. I’ll see you at the gates of Heaven my friend ⛪️ 🙏

  8. I will certainly miss you Dan but am so glad I got to know you. I will see you again on the other side some day. Love always!

  9. Blessing to Shelby, God received a true believer. Such an inspiration snd journey he shared. Sorry i missed the service today.but just flew in this PM

  10. Dan will certainly be missed but always remembered. Condolences and continued prayers for family. Sleep easy Dan!!🙏🏼🙏🏼

  11. Dan, you made this world such a beautiful place for so many. I have no doubt that Shelby will do the same. Much love and prayers. See you in Heaven.

  12. Words can’t express my sadness but you are free of all the pain. The angles are rejoicing at your return.

  13. It is with deep regret we say good bye to our friend Dan.You were always a pleasure to be around at the golf club.You ran a good race my friend.Take rest now.
    Ohm Shanti🙏🙏🙏
    Viral and Jay 😞😞

  14. Peace at last. No more suffering, no more pain…just Peace and Love, in your Heavenly Domain. Farewell old Friend, until we meet again.

  15. Dan, you lived a short but wonderful life raising a beautiful daughter, operating a successful business, and serving your Methodist churches as long as I knew you. May you stay in the hearts of those that you touched while you shared your fight in many ways and may we all join you eternally with Jesus…❤

  16. Your smile will be missed. Your trips you shared with Shelby on FB were fantastic. Your life was full as well as your heart. Dan you brought joy to many near and far. Now it’s time to rest. Peace my friend.

  17. The day we brought you home is so clear in my mind. You were so small and helpless but you grew into a strong, beautiful ,loving man. A man who helped so many.
    I love you forever and hold onto the memories……..Until we meet again.

  18. You had so much love in your heart, and saw beauty everywhere- even in the simple things in life. Your spirit and kindness were a great inspiration to many. I will miss you always. I hope we meet again, my friend, and may you rest in peace.

  19. Always smiles and laughs along with talks of his golf games when he came for his monthly haircut. Rest in peace my friend. To Shelby and family, today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. God speed.

  20. I love you daddy. I miss you more than I can begin to express. You are okay now. I promise I’ll be okay, too.

  21. God Bless Dan Welgoss. Dan was always such a positive guy who loved the game of golf and a loyal member of Country Club of Gwinnett. He will be missed.

  22. Prayers and condolences for you Shelby, and hoping that you find comfort both in knowing how much your father was loved and admired by so many, and also in knowing that he’s now at peace and that you will be reunited again. I was blessed to know your father as a friend.

  23. When the flesh passes away and our soul moves on .
    Matter cannot be created or destroyed.
    Shelby when in your time of loss , greaf, and morning when someone says to you ” He was a great man…”
    “He still is. He is here.”

  24. When the flesh passes away and our soul moves on .
    Matter cannot be created or destroyed.
    Shelby when in your time of loss , greaf, and morning when someone says to you ” He was a great man…”
    “He still is. He is here.”

  25. Dan, you’ll forever be in our hearts and minds and your memory will live on with the stories we share of having known you. I miss you, your infectious smile, your colorful personality and it was an honor working with you. Rest in peace.

  26. Dan, you will be missed, my friend. I know that you are now pain free with your Heavenly Father. I will miss you!

  27. you are bound by no chains, you are free to fly as the eagles and angles fly. your presence will be felt by many as we strive to rise with you…

  28. See you soon Dan. You are always in our hearts. You come into our lives at so many times. Especially in our dreams. Keep with us Danny and we will all sit at the table again. We love you.

  29. Dan was an irrepressible, inexhaustible bundle of energy that never met a stranger and always made a friend. To know him was to appreciate the positive influence that one man could have on the people around him, to the strangers that he met, and those who just heard the tales of Dan Welgoss. I will mourn his passing but I celebrate his life and that I was blessed to have known him and called him my friend. .

  30. You will be missed, but I know you had a lot of family and friends that you influenced in your journey through life. You have truly been an inspiration to many. May you Rest In Peace, Dan! Our son, Kevin, named you “Dan the Man” and I will always remember that. 😇

  31. As I sit here on New Year Eve at 5:45AM thinking of you my dear brother the tears just keep flowing knowing that you will not join us this year. You went to meet our Lord so brave you made me so proud. I will bring you Franky Mom andDad and all my other friends and family with me I know your all up there watching over me keeping me safe from this soul eating disease and hope I go out as strong as the rest of you. Happy New Year 2020 see you soon with undying love 💕 Shelby is always in my heart and prayers RIP 😇✝️

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