Theodore Kyle Welch
June 19, 1932  -  October 20, 2018

Theodore Kyle Welch

Potts Chapel
122 South Penn Ave.
Independence, KS  67301
Monday, October 29, 2018
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Jefferson Cemetery
Jefferson, KS  

Grace Hospice
6218 S. Lewis
Tulsa, OK  74136

I served in the Army.

Theodore “Kyle” Welch, 86 of Independence, Kansas, joined the Lord on Saturday, October 20,2018.
Kyle was born June 19, 1932 in Montgomery County Kansas to Charles Curtis and Veta Marie Welch (Stong). Kyle was living in Lakin, Kansas when he shipped out with the U.S. Army. He served his country during the Korean War.
Following discharge, he married Betty “Maxine” Eubanks and made their home in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Kyle worked several years for Reda Pump before relocating back to Elk City, Kansas. The couple was blessed with five daughters.
Kyle is survived by daughters, Mary (Robert) Dye of Bartlesville, OK; Kylia (Danny) Heape, Robin Long, Bonnie (David) Vannoster all of Independence, Ks. He is also survived by, his brother Jerry Welch of Elk City, Kansas, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by his parents Charles and Veta Welch, his wife Maxine Welch, his daughter Kay Davis, his grandson and his great granddaughter.
Kyle had a great love for God and his family. His humor, knowledge, and wonderful stories will be missed greatly. For many, he will be remembered for his auto mechanic skills and willingness to help fix your car even if it was not a Ford.
Funeral services will be Monday October 29, 2018 at 10:00 am at Potts Chapel in Independence, Kansas with graveside following at Jefferson Cemetery. Memorials can be left in Kyle’s name to Grace Hospice, and may be left at the chapel. Online condolences may be left by visiting,


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  1. Janie Winkleman
    Independence, KS

    You will be missed so much. Now you will be with Aunt Maxine forever. May God bless you!

  2. Tammy Delich
    Independence, KS

    Prayer for you all in your loss. He was a great man and will be missed. I am so glad that we will meet again someday.

  3. Tonya Welch Hart
    Independence, KS

    Uncle Kyle and family, I have so many memories of our times spent together...some sad, but mostly laughter and joy. I treasure those times in my heart. You were a blessing to all and our lives were better by having you in them. You will be missed. Prayers for your girls, my cousins, our family. Love you all.

  4. Fran Ashlock
    Richlands, NC

    Hugs, prayers, and love to you.

  5. Delbert Sutton
    Bonney Lake, WA

    You will be missed by many. You touched a lot of heart's. I will never forget all the things you taught me.

  6. Mary Bright
    Sadler, TX

    Condolences to your family-Kyle was a good guy and Jim and I sure were fond of him. The memories will remain in your heart forever. Mary Bright

  7. Denise Welch Brink
    Portland, OR

    Love and hugs sent to all. Lots of great memories forever.

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