In memory of
Allen H. "Al" Welle
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In memory of
Allen H. "Al" Welle
Al Welle, 74, of Niceville, Florida, passed away on April 5, 2019 in Pensacola. He was born in Memphis, TN to Allen and Ruby Welle. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Mississippi State University. Al started his distinguished career in the United States Air Force at the Armament Laboratory working on numerous weapons systems. Following that assignment, he served as the AF Boeing Plant Rep Officer in Seattle. He was honorably discharged and entered in Civil Service at the Armament Laboratory at Eglin. He was lead engineer on numerous weapons programs, test manager for GAU-8 and 30mm gun pod as well as working on the insensitive high explosive program. As career broadening, he served as Chief of Plans and Programs for the Direct Fire Program Office as well as the Munitions Division. Following that assignment, he was development facility manager for the $30M Advanced Warheads Experimentation Facility. In his final Lab position, he was the Ordnance Integration Technical Advisor. In addition to his civil service career, he served his country for 28 years in the Air Force reserves retiring as Lt. Col. He was the utmost patriot. Survivors include his wife, Donna; son, Wade; daughter, Noel Casey; and grandsons, Nathan Welle and Reed Casey. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 am, Friday, April 12th at Crosspoint Methodist Church in Niceville, Fl. In lieu of flowers, consider donations to Children-in-Crisis or Crosspoint Children's Ministry. Oak Lawn Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.oaklawnfunerals.com for the Welle family.
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In memory of
Allen H. "Al" Welle
Al Welle, 74, of Niceville, Florida, passed away on April 5, 2019 in Pensacola. He was born in Memphis, TN to Allen and Ruby Welle. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Mississippi State University. Al started his distinguished career in the United States Air Force at the Armament Laboratory working on numerous weapons systems. Following that assignment, he served as the AF Boeing Plant Rep Officer in Seattle. He was honorably discharged and entered in Civil Service at the Armament Laboratory at Eglin. He was lead engineer on numerous weapons programs, test manager for GAU-8 and 30mm gun pod as well as working on the insensitive high explosive program. As career broadening, he served as Chief of Plans and Programs for the Direct Fire Program Office as well as the Munitions Division. Following that assignment, he was development facility manager for the $30M Advanced Warheads Experimentation Facility. In his final Lab position, he was the Ordnance Integration Technical Advisor. In addition to his civil service career, he served his country for 28 years in the Air Force reserves retiring as Lt. Col. He was the utmost patriot. Survivors include his wife, Donna; son, Wade; daughter, Noel Casey; and grandsons, Nathan Welle and Reed Casey. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 am, Friday, April 12th at Crosspoint Methodist Church in Niceville, Fl. In lieu of flowers, consider donations to Children-in-Crisis or Crosspoint Children's Ministry. Oak Lawn Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.oaklawnfunerals.com for the Welle family.
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619 New Warrington Road
Pensacola, FL 32506
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