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Bernard Welch

June 8, 1938 — December 14, 2020

Bernard Hart Welch, 82, of Wadsworth, passed away Monday, December 14, 2020, at The Inn at CoalRidge.

Bernard was born June 7, 1938 in Newport, TN to Harvey and Dora {France} Welch.

Bernard served in the United States Marine Corps.

He married Betty L. Bailey on January 14, 1959. She passed away August 9, 2010.

Bernard worked for the General Motors Co. in Parma as a technician for 42 years. He studied and taught martial arts. He enjoyed spending time with his family and having a homestead breakfast at the Wadsworth Bob Evans.

Bernard will be deeply missed by his children Doug (Christina) Welch, Kenny Welch, and Pam (Mark) Bebout all of Wadsworth; grandchildren Josh, Autumn, and Travis Welch and Adriana Bebout; great-grandchildren Haley, Joey (Little Guy), Jojo, and Lydia Welch; brother George “Bud” (Elvie) Welch; and sister Mary Mandryk. Bernard will also be missed by his many friends at the Wadsworth Bob Evans.

Bernard was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, granddaughters Megan Welch and Melissa Bebout, and brother Troy Lee Welch.

A private family service will be held at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.   Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to the USO of Northern Ohio at 20637 Emerald Pkway Cleveland, OH 44135.

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