Richard "Loose" Wells
Mr. Richard Alan "Loose" Wells, age 82 of 458 Granville Drive, died Monday morning, September 5, 2011 at his residence after a decline in health for the past three years.
was born on September 9, 1928 in Danville, a son of the late Jabe P. Wells,
Sr. and the late Claudine Jarrett Wells. He had lived in Danville his
entire life where he owned and operated Wells Siding and Trim Company
for many years until his retirement. He was of member of First Baptist
Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was
a member of American Legion, Dan River Post 1097 and American Legion Post
#325. He attended V.P.I for two years.
In addition to his wife of the residence, he is survived by four children, Richard A. Wells, Jr. and wife, Teresa of Danville, Nina W. Bailey and husband, John of Danville, Nathan J. Wells and wife, Sandra of Leland, N.C., P.C. Wells and wife, Julie of Martinsville, one brother, Rev. Lynwood D. Wells and wife, Anna of Martinsville, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, J.P. Wells, Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 8:00 pm., Thursday evening, September 8, 2011 from Third Avenue Congregational Christian Church with the Reverend Frederick J. Vicks and the Reverend Lynwood D. Wells officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the U.S. Army.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 8, 2011, one hour prior to the service from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the church and at other times will be at the residence, 458 Granville Drive.
The family request that memorials may be made to the George Washington High School Football Fan Club or to the Alger Pugh Scholarship Fund.
Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is respectfully serving the Wells family.
Online condolences at www.wrenn-yeatts.com