Dale W. Welsh Sr. went to be with the Lord on July 25, 2012, at the age of 74.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1937 at Athens, Ohio, son of the late Herbert and Mabel Dixon Welsh. A retired carpenter, he attended North Bethel United Methodist Church, and Long Bottom United Methodist Church.
He is survived by the following family members. His wife, Marjorie Bissell Welsh, daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Richard Thomas of Belpre, son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Tracy Welsh of Belpre, two grandsons, Justin Welsh of Parkersburg and Dakota Welsh of Belpre, step grandson, Bradley Blouir, great-grandson, Skarin Welsh, his mother-in-law, Mildred Bissell of Parkersburg, a brother-in-law, George (Beth) Bissell of Plymouth, Ohio, sisters-in-law, Joann Bissell of Orient, Ohio, Jean Welsh of Coolville, Gloria Bissell of New Haven, Ohio and a special nephew (Denny Phyllis) Welsh of Belpre.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Duane, Dana, Dwight and a sister Donna and two brothers-in-law Elber and Thomas Bissell.
Services will be at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre on Saturday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Dave Dailey and Rev. Richard Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery at Long Bottom, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home today, from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Saturday.
His work is done. He has entered into everlasting rest and peace.