LEETONIA - Jeffrey Lee Welsh, 59, of Leetonia, died Monday at his home.
Born Jan. 29, 1955, in Salem, he was the son of the late John A. and Dorothy L. (Evans) Welsh.
Mr. Welsh had been employed as a special needs teacher at Brookfield Schools for 30 years and later at Robert Bycroft School in Lisbon for five years.
Among his survivors is a brother, Gary J. (Mary) Welsh of Leetonia.
He was preceded in death by his lifelong companion, Lee Pritchard.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home in Columbiana with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home. Burial is in Oakdale Cemetery in Leetonia.
Memorial tributes may be made to Robert Bycroft School, 35947 Ohio 172 Lisbon, Ohio 44432.
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