James Orville Wells (1940- 2008)
James Orville Wells, 67, of Westwood, husband of Evelyn Adams Wells, died Saturday morning at Community Hospice Care Center following an extended illness.
Mr. Wells was born Nov. 9, 1940, in Westwood, son of the late Orville and Mary Evelyn Helton Wells. James was a retired lab technician from Kentucky Electric Steel and was of the Baptist faith. He was also a member of the VFW Post 76 and the Ashland Eagles Daniel Boone Aeries.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons; Jimmy and Tim Wells of Westwood; two daughters; Paulette Clark and husband Rusty of Princess and Tammy Sue Wells of Cannonsburg; two brothers; Gary Richard Wells of Melbourne, Fla., and Charles Wells of Westwood; two sisters, Sharon Callihan of Westwood and Charlene See of Ashland; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Preston Family Funeral Home in Ashland by the Rev. Ron Riley. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to the family at prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.