Delta Phi is saddened by the unexpected passing of long-serving Province
President Gary Ray Welsh of Indianapolis, Indiana. A magna cum laude graduate
of Indiana University School of Law, Gary was born in Terre Haute, Indiana
to Ray A. and Beverly J. Welch in 1962. Gary was a dedicated Province
President and remained true to the principles and objectives of Phi Delta Phi
throughout his years of service. He was the recipient of the A. Frank
Vick Outstanding Province President of the Year Award in 2005 and was a
Barrister Member of Willkie Inn.
was a light that was extinguished far too early and he will be sorely missed by
his Phi Delta Phi Family. Visitation will be at the Fitzpatrick Funeral
Home, 220 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute, Indiana on Thursday May 5, from 3:00
p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life immediately following at 6:00
p.m. A private internment will be in Dunlap Cemetery. The family has
requested that memorial contributions may be made to the Armstrong United
Methodist Church in Marshall, Illinois, the Dunlap Cemetery Association, or the
Humane Society of Terre Haute, Indiana.