Kenneth "Ken" Welch, 71, of Huntsville, Texas passed away on May 15, 2017.
Ken will be remembered for his love of the outdoors, fishing and his career in the Horticulture field. He also served our country in the U S Air Force.
Ken is survived by his beloved wife Dinorah "Dina" Welch, of 45 years; sisters-in-law Alma L. Julius, Sylvia (Johnny) Andel and Andi Vasquez; aunts Mary Ruth Hartley and Dottie Nell Thompson; nieces Audrey Schmidt and Gracie Hernandez (Conrad); nephew Joe Sanchez, Jr. (Terri); cousins Tommy, Dana, Stephanie, Laura Sue (Jay), Jackie, Bruce (Cheryl), Liz (Kenneth), Dana, Dolores, Debbie an Lawana (Gary); and numerous other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his father Herman Welch and mother Doris Lucille Rucker Welch.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the doctors and medical staff at Creekside Healthy Living Community and Huntsville Memorial Hospital for their loving and skilled care given; and to these wonderful friends and neighbors Joe, Lynn, Dean, Mark, Juan, Taylor and Don for all their help during Ken's last days.
In lieu flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Andel, Don Chadwick, Joe Sanchez, Jr., Randall Schmidt, Jay Welch and Todd Weaver.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM till 2:00 PM, with funeral services to begin at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 19, 2017 in the chapel of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas. Interment will follow at Mayes Addition of Oakwood Cemetery in Huntsville, Texas.
Full obituary may be viewed and memorial condolences made to the family at www.shmfh.com.
Published on  May 17, 2017