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Gary B. Welch

Gary B. Welch Gary B. Welch

Gary Ball Welch, age 80, Corydon, Ind., passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.

Gary was born March 28, 1940, at Milton, Ky.

He was a retired salesman of poultry and livestock equipment, owner of Mid States Agri. Inc., a former member and president of the Kentucky Poultry Association, making many life-long friends in the business, and an Air Force veteran. The storyteller’s voice is quiet now, but his stories will live on.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Lawrence Welch, and brothers, Kevin, Damon and Mike Welch.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Ann Damon Welch; mother, Virginia Lou Ball Welch; sons, Kevin Welch (Cindy), Joseph Welch (Devonda) and Shawn Arnold (Leslie); daughters, Susan Welch Cantin, Linda Boggs (Mark) and Angela Hood; sister, Franny Welch Phillips (Gary); sisters-in-law, Wanda and Ginny Welch; grandchildren, Rachel Dunaway (Brandon), Jordan Hood, Maggie Arnold, Jessica Cantin, Thomas Cantin, Andrew Welch, Luke Welch, Christin Snowden (Ryan), Matthew Boggs (Amie), Madison Boggs, Chase Boggs, Dyanne Welch, Daniel Welch, Kaytie Welch and Amanda Haney; and great-grandchildren, Addison Garza, Henley Dunaway, Braycen Dunaway, Sawyer Snowden, Finley Snowden, Matthew Welch Jr., Braxton Ladwig, Aaliyah Welch, Daniel Welch, Izabella Welch and Kingzton Welch.

Cremation was chosen, and there will be no funeral or public visitation.

Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey, Ind., was in charge of the arrangements.