Richard D. Welsh

July 20, 1932 ‒ January 08, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Richard D. Welsh, age 83, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, January 08, 2016 at the Country Court Care Center in Mount Vernon.

He was born on July 20, 1932 in Denver, Colorado to the late Harold Welsh and Martha (Tier) Durbin. Richard was employed at Cooper Energy Services and Rolls Royce here in Mount Vernon from which he retired. He was a veteran serving in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughter Sherry (John) Welsh-Ward; three grandchildren Blaire Skaggs, Thomas Ward, Matthew Ward; and two brothers, Kenneth and Edward Welsh.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife Ada Jean Welsh; his mother Martha Durbin; his father Harold Welsh; and his step-father Kenneth Durbin.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 beginning at 2PM in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Deacon Tim Birie officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council.

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  • Our deepest sympathy to the Welsh family. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you. God Bless you and yours always. Bob & Sharon

  • Sherry and john we are thinking of you,sorry for your are in our thoughts and prayers.let us know of you guys need brandon and Jeremy