Funeraria del Angel Chula Vista

753 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA


Ronald Monroe Welch

January 24, 1954March 14, 2020

In Loving Memory of Ronald Monroe Welch Sr.

Ronald Monroe Welch of Chula Vista, California, passed on March 14, 2020, at the age of 66. “Ron” was born to parents Elizabeth and Harold Welch Sr. on January 24, 1954, in Des Moines, IA. Ron was the youngest of six boys. He was a graduate from Des Moines North High School and went on to train with Xerox corporation as a copier repair technician. Ron was a spiritual man who loved to joke with everyone. Anyone and everyone who crossed his path had a lasting memory.

Ron met Yasuko Franklin while working as a technician in 1996, and a year later, they went on their first date. They were married on December 20, 2004. Ron is survived by his loving wife, Yasuko, His two sons; Anthony and Ron Jr (Josephine), daughter; Angella, two stepchildren Azuma Franklin, and Mariko Franklin. His brothers, Grandville, Michael, Larry and Jack, his seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and loved ones.

He is preceded in death by his parents and older brother Harold Jr. No public service will be had. A small celebration of life will be March 19, 2020, in Chula Vista, Ca, at the home that Yasuko and Ron made together. Cremation of Ron’s earthly body will take place, and the ashes will remain within the family. The family is grateful for condolences, all other forms of gratitude should be sent to the home of his wife, Yasuko.


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Douglas Guyton

March 30, 2020


Was a good person to talk to and always had great advice without having any judgement. Great dresser and friendly.

Austin Feagins

March 30, 2020

Always dapper in appearance and full of life is how I most remember Ron. Our conversations on social issues as well as life in general were spirited and enlightening. RIP my brother, your spirit lives on!

Craig Perry

March 30, 2020

Ron was a very Dear friend of mine. I always loved being around him. He always made me laugh and feel at ease. I loved his nicknames he had for me. He was a good spiritual, caring, funny, intelligent man. He will forever be missed in my life. I expect to go out or to the store and see him as I have on so many occasions. RIH my Brother...much Love❤.....

Paul Fowler

March 20, 2020

R.I.P. Ron, a lot of memories from Washington Irving Jr. High. Rest easy. The Fowler Family

Kelly and Roxanne Evans

March 20, 2020

We extend all of our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to all members of the Welch family. I have great childhood memories of Ron -- a great athlete, fun-loving person and good friend.
Godspeed to him; may he rest in peace.

Raye Booker

March 20, 2020

Rest in heaven my brother friend and neighbor. There are so many memories growing up on E 18th cause there were so many Welchs and Bookers. Will love you and the whole family forever.

Joyce McKay-Williamson

March 20, 2020

I will always remember our high school days. Rest my Brother. Condolences to your family. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

William Tom Robinson

March 20, 2020

My condolences to the family of Ronald Monroe Welch

Neva Hill and family

March 20, 2020

He will be deeply missed as a friend of the Hill family. And my condolences to his family. Sorry for your lost 🙏🙏

Nicole Figieroa

March 19, 2020

Mr Welch left a lasting impression on my heart but most importantly opened my mind to the world in which I live in... I am grateful to have met him and his family especially his loving and fierce daughter Angella. I have no doubt she will honer his legacy by continuing his inspiration for change!