January 5, 1930 – May 11, 2018
Cornelius (Neil) Welch, 88 of Glendale, Arizona passed away on May 11, 2018. He was born January 5, 1930 to the late Ernest and Dovie Welch in Le Flore, Oklahoma.
Neil is survived by Geraldine (Gerry), his loving wife of 68 years, children Darla (Chuck) Hankins and David (Kristy) Welch, grandchildren Chris (Alisha), Jennifer (Michael), Brian (Jessica), Sarah (Abel), Lauren (Coury), and Ian, great grandchildren Colin, Elijah and Amira, and his siblings Gran, Dolph, Bee and Pat. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Imogene.
Neil was a devout Christian, and his faith was a very essential part of his life. He enjoyed serving his church and community. Neil was a dedicated family man, and was very proud of his Choctaw heritage.
Neil will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.