Wayne L. Welsh, 83, Westerville, passed away November 25, 2012, at Parkside Village Senior Living Community in Westerville.
Wayne was a 1948 graduate of Chartiers Township High School in PA. In 1950, he married his high school sweetheart, Peggy Reynolds. He was a Korean Conflict Army Veteran and was stationed at Fort Campbell, KY where he served as an X-Ray Technician. He was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church, and he was retired from Anchor Hocking Glass Company, Fairfield County Joint Vocational School, and Lancaster’s Meijer store. His main interests were gardening and his dedication to his family.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 63 years, Peggy of Westerville; sons, David (Rosa) Welsh of Lancaster, Bradford (Dorothy) Welsh of Kenton, OH and Robert (Amanda) Welsh of Westerville; grandchildren, James Welsh, Brooke Incorvia, Braden Welsh, Matthew Welsh, Andrew Welsh, Shannon Mortland, Shawn Ledson, Jason Stuber and Amanda Shirk; eight great grandchildren; brothers, Thomas (Marie) Welsh of Washington, PA and James (Marlene) Welsh of Fargo, ND; and several nieces and nephews. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Edison and Agnes Welsh; and sister, Miriam Welsh.
A Celebration of Life will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012, at New Zion United Methodist Church, 10991 Snyder Church Rd., Baltimore, with Pastor Rick Stuhmer officiating and Pastor Cheryl Foulk assisting. A Caring Cremation has taken place and burial will follow at Union Evangelical Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until time of service at the church.
Memorials may be given to the Zangmeister Center, 3100 Plaza Properties Bld., Columbus OH 43219.
Arrangements and Cremation by the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore.