Robert Welborn

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Robert F. "Chief" Welborn, 65, of Columbus, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 5, 2006, at the home of a son in Chaffee.

He was born April 6, 1941, in Chicago, son of Wayman Leroy Welborn and Marion Helen Stonequiest. He was raised by Wayman and Yvonne Welborn.

Welborn was manager/supervisor of Hamilton Creek Apartment Complex. He was a member of the Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio.

Survivors include two sons, Robert J. Welborn of St. Louis, William Scott Welborn of Chaffee; five daughters, Barbara Welborn of St. Charles, Mo., Brenda Stone of Cape Girardeau, Stacey Bryant of Morley, Mo., Sharlene Cahill of Chaffee, Marion Welborn of Columbus; both mothers; two brothers, Billy Welborn of Columbus, Leroy Welborn of Harrisburg, Ill.; a sister, Sharon Quatrochi of New Rochelle, N.Y.; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, a son and a brother.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Purdue, Ill.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.