Edward Lee Wells

November 4, 2021

Edward Lee Wells, age 70, peacefully succumbed to an expeditious bout with cancer in the early morning hours on October 29, 2021.

Edward, known as Eddie, was born in Pensacola, attended Beulah Elementary, Bellview Middle, and graduated from Tate High School.

After high school Eddie enlisted in the United States Army and served in Vietnam. After his military tour, Eddie worked for CSX Transportation for 38 years constructing and maintaining bridges.

Eddie and his family attend Hillcrest Baptist Church. The church cart ministry provided Eddie with years of loving friendships. His senior adult Men’s Sunday School Class provided Eddie and Debra with prayers and thoughtfulness during his short illness that cannot be measured in words or deeds.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernon Wells and Odie Atkinson Wells.

Edward is survived by his wife of 47 years, Debra; his children, Clint, Kenny (Dominique), Clay, Kelly Anne (Chase) Davis; grandchildren, Capp, Coy, Sidnii, Caden, and Tobias; sister, Pat (Bill) Moyer; brother, Terry (Michella) Wells; brother-in-law, David (Debbie) Smith; and sister-in-law, Janet (John) Reitamiller.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 12, 2021 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Locke officiating.

The family will received friends on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the church in the North West Hall.

Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery at a later date.


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