Thomas L. Welch, Jr.
65, of Hannibal

Thomas L. Welch, Jr., 65, of Hannibal, Missouri, died at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Burial will be at Hagar Cemetery in Huntsville, Missouri.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
Mr. Welch, Jr. was born July 27, 1947, in Roanoke, Missouri, to Thomas  and Virginia Howard Welch, Sr.
He was married on July 3, 1997, in New London, Missouri, to Cynthia S. Dobson. She survives.
Other survivors include 8 children: Lori May Lee, Dawn Welch, Robin Gibson, Toby Welch, Kelly Welch, Audrie Welch and 2 additional children; 2 step-children: Jason Tallman and Jennifer Kinsey;  1 brother, James Welch of Madison, MO; 3 sisters: Mary White of Hannibal, MO; Allene Nelson of Hannibal, MO; Rose Rickard of New London, MO;  9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents. and 1 sister, Betty Mudd.
Mr. Welch worked as a machine operator at Central Stone Company in Huntington, Missouri. He enjoyed working in his yard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association in care of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
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