Ralph "Boog" Welch, 45, of Dexter died Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Mr. Welch was born June 7, 1963, in Dexter. He was a former resident of Puxico and a graduate of Puxico High School. He was disabled.
Survivors include his step-father, Joe Hill of Caseyville, Ill.; one brother, Jay Dunning of Puxico; and one sister, Jean Langston of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Visitation was held after 6 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2009, at Morgan-Sifford Funeral Home in Puxico.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2009, in the chapel with Rev. Chuck Clark officiating.
Interment followed in the Brown Cemetery.