Deon WelbaumMarch 25, 1944 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 73)
Age 73, of Circle Hill, Ohio, passed away Monday evening, May 8, 2017 at Miami Valley Hospital. Deon was born March 25, 1944 in Franklin Township, Darke Co. Ohio to Cyrl Welbaum and Cuba Brown Welbaum. He graduated from Franklin Monroe High School in 1962. He retired from Orr Felt after over 30 years of service. He attended Calvary Bible Church and was active with the children’s ministries. Deon is survived by his wife of 53 years, Karen Kay Kunkleman Welbaum, his son Thomas (Sandy) Welbaum, his son David (Erin) Welbaum, his daughter Diane Bajeca, his son Daniel (Heather) Welbaum, his daughter Karen Gonzalez, sisters Kayetta (Harold) Fourman and Connie (James) Rhoades, brother Dean (Hope) Welbaum and 16 loving grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter. Deon enjoyed bike riding, ministering to the elderly and spending time with family. He will be remembered fondly as a hard-worker and a fun-loving man.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, May 13, at Calvary Bible Church, 9462 State Route 571, Arcanum, Ohio. Pastor Bill Cornett will officiate with interment following at Newcomer Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM Friday at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 1 S. Main Street, Pleasant Hill. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Bible Church.