William Raymond “Bill” Welch

February 15, 2014
By

Welch

William Raymond “Bill” Welch, 79,  of Aurora, IN, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 in Lawrenceburg, IN.

He was born Saturday, June 2, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Son of the late Walter Raymond Welch and the late Opal L. Stewart Welch.

Bill worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator  for Fernald, retiring after over 40 years of service.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, camping and woodworking.  His favorite pastime was time spent with his family.  He especially loved spoiling all of them from Dorothy to the children and on down the line to the great grandchildren.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are his loving wife of over 61 years, Dorothy CarriganWelch of Aurora, IN;  daughters, Vicki (Lee) Gardewing of Greendale, IN and Kim (Ken) Craft of Sunman, IN; grandchildren, Shae (Clint) Crocker, Misty (Sidney)  Bostic and Dustin Gardewing (Fiancé, Ashley Brown); great grandchildren, Carter, Ira & Ivie Crocker and Nina & Samuel Bostic, special cousin, Charlotte (Philip) Gilb and family.

Friends will be received 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Wednesday, at 10:30 am with Father Peter Galligher officiating.

Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery,  Aurora, IN  47001.

Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.  Please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.

Visit:  www.rullmans.com

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Sep
2
Wed
all-day Dearborn County Business & Caree... @ Lawrenceburg Event Center
Dearborn County Business & Caree... @ Lawrenceburg Event Center
Sep 2 all-day
Dearborn County Business and Career Conference will take place at the Lawrenceburg Event Center featuring more than 50 businesses. A presentation of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce, the conference will feature nine breakout learning sessions tailored to specific segments of the community. It culminates in dinner with a keynote speaker, said Chamber Executive Director Eric Kranz. Event attendance is free. Dinner will cost $10. Register in advance at www.dearborncountychamber.org.
Sep
4
Fri
6:00 pm “All in the Canal!” Block Party @ Lane's End
“All in the Canal!” Block Party @ Lane's End
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A block party will be held on Friday, September 4 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Lane’s End in Metamora. Food, games, and prizes are all FREE for the residents of Franklin County! Explore Challenge sponsored by FCN Bank. Music by Kelly and Emily Ann Thompson. Keep your Digital Scorecard at IndianaHumanities.org/ALL-IN.
Sep
5
Sat
11:00 am Annual Classic Cruise-In
Annual Classic Cruise-In
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ripley Crossing presents their Annual Classic Cruise-In on September 5 from 11 am – 2 pm at 1200 Whitlach Way in Milan. Food & drinks, live music, vendors, and door prizes will be featured and available. Free will offering will be accepted for registration the day of the event. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place!

View Calendar