Thomas E. Welsh
1934 - 2021
Neeld Funeral Home
1276 North Detroit Street
Xenia, OH

BEAVERCREEK — Thomas E. Welsh, 87, of Beavercreek, formerly of Xenia, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Ohio's Hospice of Dayton. He was born July 3, 1934, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Elmer Charles and Gladys Ester Unger Welsh. His family moved to Xenia in 1937 and Tom attended Xenia Central High School. He played on the 1952 championship golf team, was elected to the National Honor Society, graduated in 1952, and enrolled at Ohio University. In June 1956, he went to work in Xenia for Dallas Marshall, as a real estate salesman. On December 31, 1957, he married Gail Nichol and had four children, Keith, Debbie, Mike, and Chip. He was elected to two terms to the Xenia City Commission and was active in many local charities. He was a former member of Faith Community United Methodist Church, Xenia, Grace United Methodist, Dayton, and the Be Hope Church, Beavercreek. He was the author of three novels, short stories and poetry. Tom will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Private memorial services will be held by the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH, 45420, in his memory. Condolences may be made to the family at

Published by Greene County Dailies from Sep. 6 to Sep. 7, 2021.
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Dear Mrs. Welsh, Keith, Debbie, Mike, and Chip, I am so very sorry of the passing of Mr. Welsh. He was the only Father figure I had in my life. I really appreciate Mr. Welsh of all the love and kindness that you all had shown me as I was growing up and treated me as Family. He is a Great Man and will be missed. My love for the Family is unmeasurable. May God Bless Mr. Welsh and continue to Bless the Family. With Love and Devotion, Lito and Teresa Hernandez
September 10, 2021
My deepest sympathy for the loss of Tom. He was such a nice and giving person. I will always be grateful that he took Lito under his wing and helped him-in school and to purchase a home in Xenia. He will be missed by all.
Phillis (Hernandez) Lenske
September 5, 2021
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