Hobert Roger “Huck” Welch, 77, of Oakland, MD, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Mon Health Medical Center, Morgantown, WV.
Born May 2, 1943, in Oakland, he was the son of the late Hobert Junior and Della Bly (Kisner) Welch. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Marlene Smith.
Hobert worked at Ray Teets Garage and Oakview Motors as a mechanic, where he retired after 41 years. He was past member of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Elk Garden United Methodist Church. Hobert loved spending time with his grandson and buddy, Tyler.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Marie (Murphy) Welch; two sons, Michael W. Welch and Roger Dale Welch, Oakland; one daughter, Regina L. Sweitzer and husband, Jeff, Swanton, MD; one grandson, Tyler Sweitzer.
Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland, 21550, on Thursday, October 8, 2020, from 10-12 p.m. Funeral services will follow visitation in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 p.m. with Reverend Dr. Matthew Paugh officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
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