News and Tribune

April 18, 2013

Robert H. Weldon, Jr., 72; of New Albany

Funeral services for Robert H. Weldon Jr., 72, of New Albany, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Grace Lutheran Church, New Albany, with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services,  New Albany.  

The son of the late Christeen A. (Carpenter) and Robert H. Weldon Sr., Robert was born Aug. 21, 1940, in Olean, N.Y. He was the sporting goods department manager at Wal-Mart for 23 years and a member of Grace Lutheran Church, New Albany.  

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Deannia (Theobald) Weldon; children, Rev. Robert F. Weldon Sr. and his wife Johnna, John Harold Weldon and his wife Lori, Jeffery Brian Weldon and his wife Teresa, and Deannia Jean Dailey and her husband Shawn; sisters, Donna Shireman, Carol Hunt, Sandy Herron, Nancy Storie and Susan Wimsatt; grandchildren, Michael and his wife Amanda, Melissa, Patrick, Nathen, R.J., Courtney, Natasha and her husband Tony, Christian and Jade.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, and after 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church.  

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to his church.

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