Born July 1, 1930 in Akron, he was the son of William and Lucille (Dailey) Wells.
Mr. Wells was a retired machinist. He worked at Ametek-Lamb Electric Co in Kent for 42 years until he retired in January 1992.
A U.S. Army veteran, he served in the military police. He was a member of Kent Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Clara (Felton), whom he married May 20, 1950; sons, Wayne of Brady Lake and Michael of Brimfield; daughters, Terry (Steve) Rosak of Mogadore, Tracy (Terry) Hugill of Ravenna and Jacki of Kent; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; mother, Lucille Donigan of Ravenna; brothers, James of Newton Falls, Andrew of Warren and Thomas of Tennessee; and sisters, Mary Jane Neyko of Florida, and Minnie Roupe of Pennsylvania. A brother, William, died previously.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park in Ravenna.