We regret to inform you of the death of Retired Lt. William N. Welch on October 31, 2015.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Welch family and their friends at this difficult time.  The following obituary information has been reprinted from the Evans Funeral Chapel website.
On October 31, 2015, William “Bill” N. Welch, of Bel Air, passed away. He is the beloved husband of 50 years to Janet M. Welch (nee Smith); loving son of Wellington W. and Lillian R. Welch (nee Taylor); devoted father of Richard “Rick” Welch (Jodie Jewell); loving grandfather of Samantha R. Welch; dear brother-in-law of Sharon Ann Martinek and her late husband James; dearest friend of Dr. Nicholas Campanella and his wife Diana and their children Liana and Kyle Campanella, Garrett Campanella and wife Mariah, whom Bill referred to as “his adopted Grandchildren”; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. 
Family and friends will honor Bill’s life at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services – Bel Air, 3 Newport Drive (Rt. 23 & Rt. 24), Forest Hill on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 3-5 & 7-9 PM with a Masonic Service beginning at 8:30 P.M. A funeral service will be held Saturday 12PM at Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services. Interment Bel Air Memorial Gardens. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice or to any of the following:
Jephthah Lodge #222 A.F. & A.M. – 140 Orville Rd., Essex, MD 21221 
Delta/Peachbottom Fish and Game Association -173 Pikes Peak Rd, Delta, PA 17314 
The N-SSA, North South Skirmish Association- 480 Chalybeate Springs Rd., Winchester, Virginia 22603