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Russell Marion Welch

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“Clancy, meadow and ocean , my heart is aching for all of you. So sorry you have to go through such a sad and Unexplainable time. You are all in my...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Trudu Baldwin - Charleston


2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Krawchuk - clearwater, FL

“We will miss you forever. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Clacia Troy

“Meadows and Ocean we are so sorry to hear about your dad. You both are in our hearts during the hard time. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lynn Crowley - Charleston, SC

“Deepest sympathy to all whose hearts are aching at this time. I have fond memories I will carry with me and will always see Russell in my...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy Troy

“Been friends with Russell my whole life, too many memories to pick just one. But I can say I've never known anyone more proud of his kids. Rest...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Larry Caraviello - SC

“Hey dad, thanks for being an amazing father and always being there for me. Thank you for the amazing moments and memories you lasted us with, I...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Russell Welch - Charleston, SC

“I remember Russell coming over looking for the boys, wanting to play with them. They were all much older, so he would settle for a glass of Kool...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Eleanor Harriss - James Island, SC

“He will be missed by all who loved him. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Kimberly Krauk - Family


Russell Marion Welch, 44, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Sunday, March 4, 2018. A Graveside service will be held Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Road at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Russell was born April 12, 1973 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of Winifred "Winnie" Zorotovich Pavlas and the late Robert Marion Welch. He was a Carpenter by trade.

Russell attended schools on James Island and graduated from Lord Berkeley Academy. He was a devoted father and loving son. Russell was passionate about anything outdoors, the Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR. He enjoyed fishing, skateboarding and spending time at the beach. Russell was a good friend who was always willing to help when needed. He will be sadly missed by all.

Russell is survived by his mother, Winnie Pavlas and step-father Joe Pavlas of Camp Wood, TX; daughter, Julia M. Welch of Charleston, SC; son, Russell M. O. Welch of Charleston, SC; sisters: Julie Brandau (Troy) of Walnut Grove, CA; Connie Howard (Rich) of Virginia Beach, VA; and Deanna Kastner (Harley) of Summerville, SC. He was predeceased by his father Robert Marion Welch and brother Robert Nicholas Welch.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.