John Joseph Welty

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Entered into Rest

October 11, 2017

John Joseph Welty, 88, of North Lewisburg, Ohio passed away on October 11, 2017 in his home.

He was born November 10, 1928 in North Lewisburg. John attended North Lewisburg High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from Christopher Construction Columbus, Ohio. John was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #238 Mechanicsburg, VFW Urbana and a member of the Marysville Moose and Eagles. He was a big sports fan.

John is survived by his wife, Bettijo (Patrick) Welty; his sons, Pat (Cheryl) Welty and Jerry (Jodi) Welty; his grandchildren, John (Candi) Welty, and Josh and Jenna Welty and his great granddaughter, Emelia Ruby Welty.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Ruth (Reid) Welty and his brothers, Dan and Ted Welty.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg, Ohio with Pastor Karen Montgomery officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Services are entrusted to FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, Ohio.

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