Jerry Enos Welch of Eaton Rapids,
Passed away January 25, 2020 at the age of 88. Jerry was born in Williams County, OH, September 28, 1931, the son of Enos and Beulah (Smith) Welch. He retired from Oldsmobile in 1981 after 32 years of service. Jerry was a real gentleman and treated people with great kindness. He had the traits that so many people aspire to achieve; loyalty, dependability, hard-working and a great provider. Jerry took great pride in working on his farm on Columbia Rd. He was a member of the Eaton Rapids Lions Club, the Athletic Boosters, was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was also on the board of trustees.
Jerry is survived by his sons, David (Pam) Welch, Robert (Charna) Welch, Stephen (RoxeAnn) Welch, Kevin (Carole) Welch; daughter, Karen Andrew; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandsons; brother, Larry (Viv) Welch; several nieces and nephews. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Madolin Welch; second wife, Anna Welch; son, Ron Welch; grandson, Trevor Swan; brothers, Gene Welch, Bill Welch; sisters, Bernice Rickard, Donna Beagle, Shirley Baker; son-in-law, Del Andrew.
No services are planned at this time. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Island City Assisted Living. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please visit our website to place online condolences or to sign the guest book, www.millsfuneral.com.
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