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James Joseph Welby, Jr.

In Loving Memory

James Joseph Welby, Jr.

7/18/1946 - 8/14/2017

James Joseph Welby, Jr., 71, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017.  He was born July 18, 1946 to James Joseph Welby, Sr., and Theresa Dolores Costa Welby in Cambridge, MA.  James enjoyed boating, gardening, music, nature and birdwatching.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Tracey Welby.

James is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Welby; daughters, Lisa Welby and Leslie Welby; sons, Anthony Welby and his wife Chihiro and Jeff Engbrock; sisters, Catherine Welby; brothers, Ron Welby and his wife Chris; grandchildren, Ryan Roberson and Morgan Roberson; 5 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and cherished friends.

Friends are cordially invited to the visitation with the family on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 (281) 992-7200.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve O’Donohoe officiating.  Interment will follow at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson, TX.

Condolences may be sent to the Welby family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.

August 16,2017 - 3:59 pm

Susan Eason

Dear Joyce and family, I am so sorry to hear of JJ's passing. What a wonderful man who brought so much compassion and love to those who needed help. I will treasure his friendship forever. Love, Su


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