Laurence A. “Larry” Welsh, of Saint Louis, MO, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Sharon K. Welsh; devoted son of the late Edwin L. and Emily M. Welsh; loving father of Kimberly Webb and Michael (Candace) Welsh; cherished grandfather of Tristan Webb, Aria Welsh, Noelle Welsh, Damian Webb, Faith Webb, and Tyler Gurschke; precious great-grandfather of Tanner Thrasher; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles (Sheila) Welsh.
Larry graduated from Normandy High School and honorably served in the United States Army for two years. He worked at Cupples Rubber Co. for 30 years and retired from there. He worked 5 years for UMSL until he retired on disability.
Larry was a man of faith and a devoted member of Gateway Nazarene Church for 46 years. He served on the church board and as the Director for Caravans for a few years. Larry loved the Lord and served him to the best of his ability until the time of his passing.
Larry was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorials may be made in Larry's name to the American Parkinson Disease Association or the American Heart Association.
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