David Glenn Welge Sr., 54, Kokomo, passed away at 12:40 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at his home. He was born April 6, 1964, in Kokomo, the son of the late Ray Y. Jr. and Audrey M. (Charnley) Welge. On Dec. 10, 1994, he married Dana S. Martin, in Kokomo. They divorced in 2006, but remained friends.
David was a 1983 graduate of Taylor High School and went on to serve in the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps. He worked for Chrysler Corp. and was a member of UAW Local #685. He enjoyed fishing, camping, car shows, and auctions. He also enjoyed spending time with his children. Growing up, David looked forward to taking family hunting trips to Wyoming.
David is survived by his children, David G. Welge Jr., Kokomo, and Cora L. (Kyle) Kimmel, Copperas Cove, Texas; granddaughter, Isabella N. Kimmel; brothers, Ray Y. (Tammy) Welge, Kansas, John L. Welge, Illinois, and Theresa M. (Tim) Wright, Virginia.
David was preceded in death by his parents, paternal grandparents, Ray and Marcella Welge; and maternal grandparents, William and Evelyn Charnley.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home assisted the family with cremation. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
Published on May 12, 2018