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Vasco Arlington Welch July 5, 2019

VASCO ARLINGTON WELCH also known as “Ironman” of Yearwood’s Road, Black Rock, St. Michael; former employee of Roberts Manufacturing Company Limited and Member of The Barbados Cycling Union entered peacefully into rest on Friday 5th July, 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Son of Agatha Applewhaite;

Father of Juli-Anne Welch;

Brother of Monette Collymore, Winston Welch, Norma Warner, Deborah Foster, Angella, Marcia and Pedrekah Applewhaite, Nola Belle and George French;

Uncle of many;

Nephew of Edwin Howell, Bishop St.Clair Howell, Monica Stowe, Evon Nicholas and Vivian Jordan;

Brother-in-law of Hal Warner, Paul Foster and Glendene Welch;

Relative of the Howell, Welch and Jackman families;

Friend of Whitstanley Smith, Kingsley Reece, The Cycling Faternity and many others.

The funeral of the late Vasco Arlington Welch leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday, 13th July, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. for Mount Zion United Holy Church of America, Wavell Avenue, Black Rock, St. Michael where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:30 a.m. for the service. The funeral will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

The organist is kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday 13th July, 2019, no later than 7:00 a.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, 12th July, 2019 from 4 – 6 p.m.


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    Joan Cox Joannie (USA) says

    Condolences to the family and friends of Vasco, may you find comfort in this time of Sorrow may he RIP

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