Michael Alfred Welch
February 13, 1962 ‒ August 25, 2016
Michael Alfred Welch, 54, of Delaware, OH, formerly of Westernport, Maryland, passed away Thursday morning August 25, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born February 13, 1962 in Newport News, Virginia to George T. Welch and Patricia (Lang) Welch who survive and reside in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. He grew up in Westernport, Maryland where he attended and graduated from Bruce High School. After high school, he attended the Air Force Academy and later graduated from Ohio Northern University with a degree in civil engineering.
Michael’s passion was spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and playing basketball. As a young boy, he was active in Boy Scouts and was very proud to have earned his Eagle Scout and later was actively involved in Boy Scout Troop #318 in Delaware for many years. He attended Delaware Grace Brethren Church.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 32 years, Amy (Grandstaff); son, Ryan (Amanda) Welch of Danville, Virginia; daughters, Audrey (fiance’ Adam Snavely) and Anna Welch of Delaware; grandson, Carter Welch; sisters, Lynn (Jerry) Palmer of Oakland, Tennessee and Lisa (Andrew) Tallant of Dunwoody, Georgia; niece, Julia Tallant; nephew, Ben Tallant.
Services celebrating Michael’s life will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Delaware Grace Brethren Church, 375 Hills Miller Road, Delaware, OH.
Contributions in Michael’s memory may be made to People in Need, Inc. of Delaware County, Ohio, 138 Johnson Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or www.delawarepeopleinneed.org or Simon Kenton Council Boy Scouts, Delaware, Ohio Pack #318, 266 Firestone Drive, Delaware, OH 43015 or www.skcscouts.org/donate
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Welch family.
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