Ray welsh, loving father, husband and grandfather, passed away on April 28, 2021, aged 92.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Betty Welsh (mother of his daughter, Cheryl).
He is survived by his wife, Billie Messner-Welsh, his daughter Cheryl Byrns (Scott); grandchildren, Chris Byrns, Brandon Byrns and Tony Anetrella, and five great grandchildren, Charlotte, Elliott, Joseph, Cora and Olivia.
He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Ohio State University. He has spent his career working in commercial photography.
Ray had a positive attitude and always had a smile. He has enjoyed time spent with his family, loved ones and many pets over the years. His love and kindness will be missed by all who knew him.
The visitation will take place on Saturday, May 1 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Chapel of the Chattanooga Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
We respectfully request that social distancing, wearing masks at all times and all CDC measures be followed at the funeral home and cemetery.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.
Arrangements are made by the North Chapel of the Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematorium and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343.