James Irwin Welton, 68 of Warren, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 4, 2013 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. James was born on June 22, 1944 in Nu Mine, PA, the son of James & Mary (Kamerer) Welton.
He has lived in Warren for the past two years, formerly of Garrettsville for 40 years.
James married the former Kathleen P. Buzzard on May 12, 1967. They have been married for 45 blessed years. He was a veteran of the US Army. James retired in 2006 after 38 years as an assistant supervisor at Commonwealth Aluminum in Bedford.
James was a member of The House of Praise in Newton Falls and the American Legion in Windham. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars, woodworking, gardening, riding four wheelers, motorcycling and most of all, providing for his family.
Loving memories of James will be carried on by his wife, Kathleen P. Welton of Warren, daughter & son-in-law, Janet & William Jones of Garrettsville and his son, Donald (DJ) Welton of Freedom Twp. James was preceded in death by his brother, Robert C. Welton.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at The House of Praise on Fairport Rd. in Newton Falls. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 am at the church. James will be laid to rest at Pine Knoll Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444. (330)872-5440. Family and friends may view this obituary online and send condolences to www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.
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