Curtis Alan Welch, 25, of Rutland, Ohio passed away unexpectedly at the Ohio State University Medical Center on December 7, 2012. He was born on June 20, 1987, in Athens, Ohio, son of Jeffrey Todd Welch and Dawnette Elaine Welch.
Curtis had many special friends. He touched many hearts and was loved by everyone. Curtis enjoyed sports and the outdoors, especially football, racing and hunting. He was a skilled hunter with a couple of trophy bucks. He was a part of the Meigs Football family and was once awarded the Hometown Hero Award for his dedication to the team.
He is survived by his parents, Jeffrey Welch of Hamden, Ohio and Dawnette Welch of Rutland; sister, Hollie (Daniel) Young of Middleport; brother, Austin Welch of Rutland; grandparents, Gary and Gladys Welch of Albany; several aunts, uncles and cousins; special friend, Mitch Meadows.
Curtis was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Rhea Norris and his uncle, Kenny Norris.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Justin Roush officiating. Burial will follow at Wells Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.