Neil Chester Welch passed away at home on Thursday, December 17, 2015.He was born to Clarence and Winifred Welch in Nevada County, CA on April 1, 1939.
Neil married Corrie Scott/Wolf on April 20, 1988 in Idaho City.
Throughout the years he worked as a heavy equipment operator and a truck driver.
Neil loved horseback riding, working with cattle, feed lots and the range. He liked driving 18 wheelers heavy haul and cat skinner. He loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren, gardening, fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed picnicking, sightseeing and traveling.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sister; Jim Welch, Clarence Welch, Thomas Welch, and Irene Holland.
Neil is survived by his loving wife Corrie; his brothers and sisters June Kibbe, Doug Welch, Mary Brislin, and Joe Welch, His Children Jed Welch, Brad Welch, Janie Howser, Clarence Ray Welch, Chance Welch, and daughter Gina. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Chapel of Hope (Lockwood). Burial followed in Marysville, CA.
Arrangements are by Cremation & Funeral Gallery. Condolences can be sent through www.cfgbillings.com through “Our Families.”