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Elihu "Butch" Welsh

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Elihu Welsh
Norfolk - Elihu "Butch" Welsh, born and raised in Norfolk, VA has departed his earthly home on Sept. 4th 2013.
He leaves to cherish his memory, wife Mary Welsh and brother Nathaniel (Geraldine Welch). Our beloved husband, brother, father, uncle and friend will be missed. Butch retired from Norfolk Public Schools system and was a faithful member of Queen Street Baptist Church in Norfolk, Va. He also served in the United States Marine Corp. during the Korean Conflict.
Awaiting his arrival are, parents John and Rachel Welch and his siblings, Margaret W. Trotman, Odessa Welch, Naomi W. Brown, Ulysses, Alphonso, Hilton "Lil Bro", Johnnie and Wilbert Welch.
The family would like to thank you for the prayers and condolences during this time. A special thanks to all who so lovingly assisted Butch during his illness so many of you aided and assisted him when called upon. Thank you Sheila Ives and Jennifer Ballance for your unconditional support.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Riddick Funeral Home. Service will be held on Friday, Sept. 13, at Queen Street Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Sept.12 at Riddick Funeral Home at 6 to 7 p.m.

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Sept. 11, 2013
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