XENIA - Gary Franklin Welborn, 70, of Xenia, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Hospice of Dayton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin and Edna (Hirsch) Welborn; and a sister, Darlene Welborn.
He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Sue Welborn of Xenia; children, Gary F. Welborn Jr. of Xenia, Christian Welborn of Dayton, Mark and Sandra Welborn of Brookville, Lance and Shelia Welborn of Liberty, Ind., Elisa and Brian Snell of Arcanum; and 11 grandchildren.
Gary was formerly employed at B.F. Goodrich and the Hobart Brothers in Troy, and recently retired from the Hobart Corp. after 10 years of service as a machinist.
His joy was camping and all outdoor activities.
The family will receive friends at the Xenia Nazarene Church, 1204 W. 2nd St., Xenia, from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the church. The Rev. Mark Atherton will officiate. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Purple Passion Foundation, 1381 Falke Dr., Dayton, OH 45432.
Online condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.