Funeral services for Bernard Welker, 82, of Kimbolton, were Jan. 6, 2010, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. The Rev. Robert Henry officiated. Burial was in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown. He passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at the Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newcomerstown.

He was born April 5, 1927, in Coshocton County, the son of the late Walter and Alma (Roahrig) Welker.

He was a farmer and a former Wheeling Township trustee.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Walter Welker.

Survivors include Donald Booth of Kimbolton, whom he raised as a son; a special friend, Delma Staser of Kimbolton; and one brother, Clyde Welker of Kimbolton.

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