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Russell Gene Welch

September 10, 1939 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Russell Welch Obituary

Russell G. Welch, 84, passed away on November 16, 2023.
Russ was born on September 10, 1939 in Shakopee, MN to the late Russell & Harriet Welch. He was a 1958 graduate of Garfield High School and served his country as a member of the US Navy from 1959-1963. Russ worked in the vending industry as a mechanic for over 40 years. He volunteered for many years as the equipment manager for the Firestone Park Pee-Wee Rams. Russ was an avid bowler, woodworker, and fisherman.
In addition to his parents Russ was preceded in death by his wife Sandra and his great-granddaughter Eleanor Marie Elsass. He is survived by his children Chris (Frank) Tilenni, Susan Welch, Stephen Welch, Dave (Cris) Welch; brother Terry Deusterman; grandchildren Michael (Shanel) Tilenni, David (Savanah) Welch, Melissa (Keith) Elsass, Cameron (Sierra) Welch; great-grandchildren Jackson, Leighton, Juniper, Henry, & Dawson.
A funeral service will take place on Monday, November 27, at 1:00 pm, with family receiving friends beginning at 12 pm at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. Interment with military honors will follow at Hillside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Russell's memory to the Firestone Park VFW Post 3383 690 Waterloo Rd. Akron, OH 44314. (Anthony,, AKRON)

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Calling Hours
November 27, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel
1990 S MAIN ST
Akron, OH 44301

Funeral Service
November 27, 2023

1:00 PM
Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel
1990 S MAIN ST
Akron, OH 44301

Graveside Service
November 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd.
Akron, OH 44312


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