Our Sincere Sympathy

Jimmy Wayne Welch
November 19, 1951 - October 13, 2006
(Jimmy was a 1970 Graduate of Moss High)

     Jimmy Wayne Welch passed away on October 13, 2006 at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 54.  He was born on November 19, 1951 south of Wetumka near the Hornt0own Community to John Lloyd and Grace "Tippin" Welch. 
     He was raised in the Horntown community and attended Moss Schools.  He graduated from Moss High School in 1970. He graduated from East Central State University in Ada, Oklahoma in 1978 with a B.S. degree in Environmental Science and on the Dean's Honor List.  He was employed at Oklahoma State Department of Central Services for 25 years.
     He was married to Pamela Garrity on April 11, 2003 in Oklahoma City where they lived.  He also owned and operated Welch Consulting after working for the State of Oklahoma.  He was a member of the Masons and the India Masonic Shrine Temple in Oklahoma City.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and NASCAR racing.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, John Lloyd and Grace Welch, 1 brother, Ralph L. Welch, 1 niece, Suzie Pitts, 6 great nieces and nephews, father and mother-in-law, James J. and Mary Ruth Garrity.
     He is survived by his wife, Pamela Welch of the home; five brothers and sisters, Rena Pitts of Holdenville, Oklahoma, Rosalee Mulanax of Weatherford, Texas, Roy and Maxine Welch of Horntown, Oklahoma, Ruth and Ron Reich of Wewoka, Oklahoma, David and Betty Welch of Katy, Texas, nine nieces, four nephews and many great nephews and nieces and friends.
     Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at Saint Patrick Catholic Church. Father McSherry and Deacon Dennis R. Frazier officiated.  Graveside services were held at 3:30 P.M. Wednesday at the Wetumka Cemetery with Rev. Larry Chesser officiating and under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Saint Patrick Catholic Church, 2121 N. Portland Ave., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107 in memory of Jimmy Wayne Welch.