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Walter Wells

September 12, 1930 January 30, 2019
Walter Wells
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Obituary for Walter Wells

Walter Othello Wells was born September, 12, 1930, in Parkin, Arkansas, to Lewis Wells and Selma (Davis) Wells. Walter joined the United States Army in 1948 and served until his honorable discharged in 1955.

In 1956 he married Patsy Ann Graves and to this union William Duane Wells was born. During this time he also owned and ran his own barber shop in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1972 Walter moved to Fresno, California where he drove a truck for Zacky Farms. A position he held until he retired. While in Fresno he met his soulmate, Georgie Jennings.

Through the years Walter enjoyed bowling in different leagues, pool tournaments, fishing and visiting different casinos. In 2008, following the death of his son, he moved to Lenox, Iowa to be closer to his family. Walter was always known as a sweet, polite, and funny man. Walter was always willing to help anyone in need.

Walter is preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Selma Wells; siblings, Lafayette David Wells, James Howard Wells, Sheila (Wells) Stoner and Margaret (Wells) West; his son Duane Wells, and his soulmate Georgie Jennings.

Left to cherish his memory are grandchildren; Walter Duane Wells and wife Liza of Copperas Cove, Texas, Cheri Niccole Wells of Clarinda, Iowa and Joshua Othello Wells of Mayer, Arizona, 7 great-grandchildren; Dustin Lee Foote, Zackary Duane Foote, Johnny (J.J.) Ward, Walter Duane Wells Jr., Sierra Octavia Wells, Jadyn Marie Wells and Michael Anthony Wells along with several nieces, nephews and multiple other children who knew him as "Grandpa" or "Pappa Walter."


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Visitation

Monday

4

Feb

6:00 PM 2/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Cummings Family Funeral Home

1406 Madison Avenue
Bedford, IA 50833

Cummings Family Funeral Home
1406 Madison Avenue Bedford 50833 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

5

Feb

12:00 PM 2/5/2019 12:00:00 PM - 12:30 PM 2/5/2019 12:30:00 PM
Cummings Family Funeral Home

1406 Madison Avenue
Bedford, IA 50833

Cummings Family Funeral Home
1406 Madison Avenue Bedford 50833 IA
United States

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