Floyd Junior Welch, 84, of Cutler, Ohio, passed away Dec. 16, 2012, at Camden Clark Medical Center, after a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Aileen Welch; his wife of 59 years, Mary Welch; an infant son, Carol Lee Welch; a sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Clair Nice; and a brother, Wendell Welch.
He is survived by his daughter, Carolyn and John Alkire of Coolville; a granddaughter, Shannon and her husband, Charles Forrider, of Coolville; three great-grandsons, Jessie, Chase and Landon; a step-granddaughter, Shirley Forrider; two step-great-grandchildren, Dalton and Mikayla; two brothers, Dwaine (Betty) Welch and Willis Welch of Cutler; and many nieces and nephews.
He served in the Army Air Corps, and was a life member of Athens VFW Post 3477, AmVets Post 76 and D.A.V. He also retired from Athens City Schools.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio, with the Rev. Jack Berry officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery, Cutler, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
You can sign the online guestbook at www.white-schwarzelfuneralhome.com