Gilbert Ray Welch
June 26, 1919 - September 16, 2012
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Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Friday 9/21

A visitation to honor Ray Welch, 93, of West Monroe, will be held Tuesday, September 18, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Funeral services will be held at a later date in St. Louis, MO with interment in Salem, MO. Ray was born June 26, 1919 and died…

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Arthur Leroy Morris left a message on March 9, 2013:
Just found this obituary. Sorry about your father. I remember meeting him years ago and how great he was along with your mother. Both of my parents have passed away several years ago. It really leaves a void in your life. May God bless you during this time and keep watch over your family in the days ahead. God Bless you all.
Mark Bagby left a message on October 2, 2012:
Ray, we miss you so much for all you kindness and love. We know you are with Jesus now! All our love to your family. -Mark and Mary Bagby-
Linda Hines Litton left a message on September 27, 2012:
We have wonderful memories of Ray and Hazel as they did so much for our mother Elenore Hines and Grandmother Selzer as well as all the volunteering Ray did at Tower Grove. Thank you for sharing Ray with the all of us.
Bob and Debbie Curtis left a message on September 24, 2012:
Dear Hazel, Dale and family, Ours prayers and sympathies to you in the loss of Ray. He was a great example of a Christian man, husband, and dad. What a blessing it was to know him and to know you for so many years. May God comfort you in these days. And although we grieve, we do not do so as those who have no hope. God bless you. Miss Billie sends her love and prayers as well.
Toni left a message on September 18, 2012:
Dr. Welch: I am so sorry for your loss - my prayers are with you and your family.
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Reuben and Sue Oliver left a message on September 18, 2012:
Hi Janice and Dale, Just want you to know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayer. We pray the peace of God that surpasses all understanding is with you and your mom during this time of sorrow. I pray that in time you will joy in knowing that your dad is in the place Jesus promise he would prepare for us when he calls us home where there will be no more pain, sickness, sorrows, or cares. Love, Reuben and Sue
Clara Adams left a message on September 18, 2012:
Dr. Welch and Janice, Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I just found out about the service; sorry that I cannot be there with you, but know that I do care and am praying that God will fill that void with his love.
Bob and Jane Jones left a message on September 17, 2012:
We want to express our sincere sympathy to all of Mr. Welch's family. We remember first meeting him many many years ago when he and Mrs. Welch would come down to visit and attend NMBC. He was always such a gentleman--kind and friendly. We know what a difficult time this is, but we also know the peace that comes from knowing he is in his Heavenly Home.. What joy to know you will see him again. We are praying that our Lord will provide peace and comfort for you at this time. We wish we could be there for the visitation tomorrow night. Love, Bob and Jane
Errol/Jean Moran left a message on September 17, 2012:
Our prayers go out to Hazel, Dale, Janice, and the rest of the family on the loss of husband, Dad, and grandfather.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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