Ernest Roy Welch Jr.

  • "I met Roy over 25 years ago. I worked with his wife Doris..."
    - Terri Wright
  • "Fond memories of Uncle Roy. The family is in our thoughts..."
    - Daina Rogers Gibson
  • "Thoughts and prayers for Lin and the rest of the family."
    - Willis Hefner
  • "A wonderful and Godly man and so proud of his family. May..."
    - Ed & Sonja Cleveland
  • "Aunt Doris and family, you all continue to be in our..."
    - Larry & Janice Martin

Ernest Roy Welch, Jr. ("Roy"), age 96, of Waldorf, MD and Bradenton, FL went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. A native of Juliette, GA, he was the son of the late Ernest Roy Welch, Sr. and Linda Williams Welch. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Reverend Jacklyn Shockley. Roy attended First Church of the Nazarene Bradenton during his winters in FL, where his daughter Lin Welch Robinson was married and his nephew, Randy Chastain, was a board member. Mr. Welch is survived by his wife of 68 years, Doris Martin Welch; son Patrick Welch and daugh-ter-in-law Patricia; son Walter Welch; daughter Kathleen McElrath and husband Calvin; daughter Marylin (Lin) Robinson and husband Bill; daughter Suzanne Rhodes; Grandchildren William Welch and wife Francis; Christine Welch; Jason Welch and wife Julie; Ryan Welch; Lindsay Tereba and husband Pete; Sean Tereba and wife Tiffany; Chelsea Simonian and husband Kris; Jevon Robinson; Paul Rhodes; Matthew Rhodes; great-grandchildren Sayde Welch, Lacey Welch and Lilly Tereba; sisters Florence Bradford and Mary Alice Klein.Roy was a Navy Veteran and being the producer of the ship's news-paper he was the one who broke the news to the crew about the attack on Pearl Harbor. It is a fitting tribute that a celebration of his life will take place on Saturday December 7th, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, at Lifestream Church of the Nazarene in Waldorf, Maryland. Please visit the memorial page for more details at
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Dec. 6, 2013
Ernest Roy Welch
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