Eugene Worthington Welch

Eugene Worthington Welch

CHILLICOTHE: Eugene Worthington Welch passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Adena Regional Medical Center.

He was born February 16, 1927, in Chillicothe, Ohio, to Harley and Myrtle Graves Welch.

On February 19, 1949, he married Regina L. Denny who precedes him in death on October 15, 1999.

He is survived by sons, Alan (Christie) Welch, of Chillicothe, OH and John (Coni) Welch, of Zanesville, OH; daughter, Cathy (Ron) Schultheis, of Morehead City, NC; a son, Kelly Welch, of Kingston, OH; eight grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and sisters, Margie (Bob) Seymour, of Adelphi, OH and Jenny Barnhart, of Chillicothe, OH.

He was predeceased by a sister, Irene Bales.

Mr. Welch was a life long farmer and enjoyed his dairy cattle and gardening. He also worked at Central Materials and retired from F. H. Brewer Company of Lancaster, OH. He also worked for Green Township (Ross County, OH) for several years. He was a member of Farm Bureau and the Operators Engineers Union Local 18.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in the WARE FUENRAL HOME with Fr. Richard B. Terry officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Friends may call at Ware's from 12 noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Adena Hospice 111 West Water Street Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

You may sign his online register at

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on July 9, 2013