Robert Lee “Monk” Welty, age 89, of Christiansburg, OH passed away at the Hospice of Miami County Unit, Troy, Ohio on May 15, 2021 at 3:04 p.m. with his loving family by his side.
Born on October 28, 1931 in New Carlisle, OH, Monk was a son of the late Miller W. Sr, and Mary Jane (Barnhart) Welty.
He is survived by his wife Anna Jane Frank Welty whom he married on November 9, 1956 in DeGraff, OH. He is also survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law: Robert Michael Welty of Christiansburg and Daniel Lee and Tammy Welty of St. Paris. He was a loving grandfather to three grandsons, Jacob Skyler and his wife Caitlyn of Bedford, PA, Anthony Lee and Nathan William both of Casstown, and three great grandchildren: Mackenzie, Benjamin and Gabriel. He is also survived by a sister, Mary Lou Stewart of Altamonte Springs, FL and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Miller Wayne, Jr., Merle William and Roger Eugene Welty.
Monk graduated in 1950 from Christiansburg-Jackson High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. He retired from A.O. Smith Corporations after 35 years of service.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St., St. Paris, Ohio with Reverend Bill Davis presiding. Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery, N. Heck Hill Road, St. Paris, OH with military honors by the V.E.T.S. There will be visitation from 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
An evening of visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions in memory of Monk may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, Ohio 45373.
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Ohio's Hospice of Miami County
P.O Box 502, Troy OH 45373