Patrick Lee Walsh was born Oct. 13, 1949, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of the late Thomas John Walsh and Violet Salyers Walsh. He died Jan. 4, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark., at the age of 58.
He was united in marriage July 3, 1969, in Mooresville, Ind., to Melinda Stevenson, and to this union two children were born. Later he was united in marriage to Sharon Shelton.He owned and operated Walsh Repair in Pittsboro, Ind., for several years. He worked as a supervisor with Bruce Hardwood Flooring in West Plains.He was a member of the Calvary General Baptist Church in West Plains.He is survived by: one daughter, Angela French of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; one son, Shawn Walsh and wife, Aubri of Ash Flat, Ark.; five grandchildren, Callie French, Laynee French, Jarhett McHale, Brandon Walsh and Allyson Walsh; six brothers, Tom Walsh of Mammoth Spring, Denny Walsh of Mammoth Spring, Tim Walsh, Kevin Walsh, Rick Eder and Brian Edger all of Indiana; three sisters, Cathy Medley, Joan Bryan and Bridget Pugh all of Indiana; several nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by: his parents.Funeral services were held Jan. 7 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Bro. Bill Bales officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.