Jeffrey L. Welsh 1955-2014

LEETONIA – Jeffrey Lee Welsh, 59, of Leetonia, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at his home of natural causes.

He was born Jan. 29, 1955, in Salem, the son of John A. and Dorothy L. Evans Welsh.

Jeff had been employed as a special needs teacher at Brookfield Schools for 30 years, and later at the Robert Bycroft School in Lisbon for five years.

Survivors include a brother, Gary J. Welsh of Leetonia.

He was preceded in death by his lifelong companion,

Lee Pritchard, and a sister.

Funeral services will be held noon Saturday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home in Columbiana.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Jeffrey will be laid to rest in Oakdale Cemetery, Leetonia.