Robert Lynn Welch, age 77, of Beebe passed away on April 15, 2020. He was born in Dermott, Arkansas to the late Marvin Terry and Jewell (McDaniel) Welch on December 16, 1942.
He was a lover of fishing, hunting, bowling and CALLING THE HOGS. Everywhere he went he had a smile on his face and put one on the faces of everyone. He was known for his beautiful baby blues, that won over the hearts of all. His laugh was contagious and he loved to joke and make people happy.
He was preceded in death by his son John N. Welch; his siblings Marvin Jr., Elmer Eugene, Layford D., Nina Marie and Betty Sue.
Robert leaves behind to cherish his loving memories his children Alesa Dare, Kristy Cockrum (Joe), and Brittany Rodriguez (Elvin); his grandchildren Brandy Stoll, Nicholas Pflasterer, Jeffrey Grooms, Caelen Cockrum, Evan Cockrum, Maria Acosta, Lilliana Hernandez, Veronica Hernandez, Jorge Hernandez, Jr., and Isiah Hernandez; his great-grandchildren Lexi Stoll, Brooklyn Elliott and Kacey Pflasterer; his brothers Billy Welch, Perry Welch, Jimmy Lee Welch and Larry Welch; loving care takers and friends Jodie Creppel and Fever Mcelyea; as well as, many extended relatives and friends.
Memorials can be made to Des Arc Nursing Home, Attn: Activities Department, Des Arc, Arkansas.
In light of the current health situation, Robert’s family asks that anyone who is feeling ill to please refrain from attending services and the family will be grateful for your thoughts and prayers; for those who do not wish to attend due to health concerns the family understands.
Visitation will be on Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 11 until 1pm at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas with graveside services at 2pm at Serenity Garden Cemetery, 6512 T.P. White, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.