May 29, 1961 - Oct. 20, 2007
NORTH FAIRFIELD - Timothy A. "Tim" Welch, 46, of North Fairfield, died Saturday at his home after a sudden illness.
He was born May 29, 1961 in Willard, Ohio and had lived most of his life in the North Fairfield area. He had served in the U.S. Army. Tim was a diesel mechanic for several trucking companies and had worked at the former Van Dresser Company of Norwalk and R.R. Donnelley of Willard.
He is survived by his wife of eight years, Joellie; a daughter, Tania Welch of Norwalk; a son, Jeremiah of Norwalk; a stepson, Jordan Skiver at home; a stepdaughter, Josilyn Swain at home; two grandchildren; stepfather, Joe Villareal of North Fairfield; grandmother, Minerva Welch of North Fairfield; a brother, Joe Villareal of Willard; sisters, Tomasina Scott of Sandusky and Cruz Villareal of Atlanta.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Welch in 1990; father, Frank Whitaker; and grandfather, Jerry Welch.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Eastman Funeral Home, 49 W. Main St., Greenwich, where friends may call from 12:30 until the time of service. Burial will follow in the North Fairfield Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the family in care of the funeral home.