Dale W. Welsh, Sr. went to be with the Lord on July 25, 2012, at the age of 74. He was born on September 5, 1937, at Athens, Ohio, son of the late Herbert and Mabel Dixon Welsh. A retired carpenter, he attended North Bethel United Methodist Church and Long Bottom United Methodist Church.
He is survived by the following family members, his wife, Marjorie Bissell Welsh; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Richard Thomas of Belpre; son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Tracy Welsh of Belpre; two grandsons, Justin Welsh of Parkersburg and Dakota Welsh of Belpre; step grandson, Bradley Blouir; great-grandson, Skarin Welsh; his mother-in-law, Mildred Bissell of Parkersburg; a brother-in-law, George (Beth) Bissell of Plymouth, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Joann Bissell of Orient, Ohio, Jean Welsh of Coolville, Gloria Bissell of New Haven, Ohio; and a special nephew, Denny (Phyllis) Welsh of Belpre.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Duane, Dana and Dwight; a sister, Donna; and two brothers-in-law, Elber and Thomas Bissell.
Services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with Reverend Dave Dailey and Reverend Richard Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery at Long Bottom, Ohio. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home and on hour prior to services on Saturday.
His work is done. He has entered into everlasting rest and peace.