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James L. Welch

James L. Welch, 53, of Farmer City, Illinois, passed away at 8:10 P.M., Monday, July 10, 2017 at his home in Farmer City, Illinois.


A memorial visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Kelso M. Garver American Legion Post 650, Mansfield, Illinois. Inurnment will be in Bellflower Township Cemetery, Bellflower, Illinois at a later date. Memorials may be made to The Pavilion, Champaign, Illinois.


Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Welch was born March 8, 1964 in Urbana, Illinois to G. Larry and Karen Kammeyer Welch.


Survivors include his parents of Mansfield; sons, Dylan James Welch of Mansfield and Devin Scott Welch of Farmer City; grandson, Gavyn James Welch; brother, Craig (Seleena) Welch of Farmer City; sister, Angela (Chris) Mitchell of Mansfield; aunt, Joyce Kelly of Long Beach, CA; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.