William Thomas Welch Sr.

Kansas City, Missouri

1931 - 2018 (Age 86)


June 8, 2018
Kansas City, Missouri


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William T. "Bill" Welch Sr. William Thomas Welch Sr., "Bill", 86 yrs, Blue Springs, MO. passed away Friday, June 8, 2018. Bill was born December 14, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. He was awarded 5 Bronze Stars. After his...

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Thank you for your service Bill!!
I am sorry for your families loss Bob and Jamie. It sounds like your dad was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and son.

Beneath the gruff exterior was a real sweet guy! I remember showing Bill my first electronic project. We brought it down to his shop where he hooked it up to one of the instruments he used to service Television sets - Yeah, he could fix them too! His non-judgmental, constructive opinion of my project led, I believe, to my career in the electronics field.

I think Bills motto was "family first". Many, many years ago, when I was a struggling single Mom, he and Frances gave me $100 cash for Christmas. I never forgot it. It was like $1,000. I bought the boys Winter coats and clothes. The money helped so much.