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Robert J. Welch


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Robert J. Welch Obituary
Welch, Robert J.
79 years - December 27th, 1936 to August 31st, 2016 went home to the lord. He was the son of the late Hamilton, Ohio Night Chief of Police, Robert P. Welch and the last Dorothy Rose Bosch, a public relations executive with Associated Retail Stores. He graduated from Miami University, Oxford and Ohio State University where he was a member of the ROTC. After graduation, he served as an Intelligence Officer in Europe and England as a captain in the United States Army. He married his beloved wife, Betty Lou Jaycock after service. They were married thirty-five years. She predeceased him in 1993. Together they had three beautiful children; Lauralee Cahal, Lisa Burgess and Douglas Welch. He is also survived by four grandsons; Michael and Matthew Cahal, Eric and Aedan Welch. Three granddaughters; Shay and Rylee Burgess and Lisa Welch. Bob felt very privileged to be one of the first front desk volunteers at Honor Health. He loved and admired all of the Thompson Peak family until the end. He was an original and current Congregant at Nativity Episcopal Church, Scottsdale. He is survived by his devoted companion of eighteen years, Elizabeth H. Barrett. Interment will be in the Welch Family grave in Hamilton, Ohio. At this time, no local services are planned. Always in our prayers, Always in our thoughts, Always in our hearts!
Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 4, 2016
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