Robert Welsh

May 10, 1918 - June 17, 2015

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM at Vernon Funeral Home

Robert Bob Charles Welsh, 97, of Arcadia, FL, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in his home.

He was born May 10, 1918 in Springfield, OH the son of Robert Curtis and Virginia (Linkonhoker) Welsh.

Bob served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a life member of the VFW. Bob was an avid fisherman and a part time farmer. Bob enjoyed hunting, operating his Ham radio and eating at Cracker Barrel.

He is survived by his daughter, Barbara L. (Hobart) Roush of Urbana; grandchildren, Robert (Lora) Roush of Urbana, Rhonda (Gary) Voisard of Sidney, and Julie Roush of West Union; great grandchildren, Curtis Roush of Simi Valley, CA, Andrew (Lauren) Roush of Ocala, FL, Adam Roush of St. Paris, and Heather (Rick) Lee of Covington; great-great grandchildren, Meadow and Mason Perkins, Samantha and Tucker Roush; as well as a niece, Sylvia Long of Chillicothe.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruth; sister, Neomia Mathews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor Rob Blosser officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Rosehill Burial Park, Springfield.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Terri Long Knowlton and Chuck - Jun 22, 2015

To the Roush Family
Barbara, Hobert, Bobby, Rhonda and Julie
So sorry for your loss, Will miss Uncle Robert, Remember eating Thansgiving at their house and the truck stop too, Great memories
Terri and Chuck

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