Obituary for William "Rock" Wells


William "Rock" Wells

William “Rock” Wells, age 59, of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 10:05 PM in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born July 19, 1956 in Fremont, OH to Lester and Versie (Lacey) Wells.

He was united in marriage to Beth Sims in Warsaw, IN on December 26, 1987. A Warsaw resident since 1977, he was employed by RR Donnelly and Sons for 18 years as a Shipping Clerk and retired in 1993. He attended Oswego Baptist Church. His hobbies included singing and music. He was a Girls Throws Coach for Warsaw Community High School for 4 years. He was known for his monstrous 4th of July fireworks shows. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys and James Bond fan. He cherished family vacations and spending time with family and his friends.

Survivors include his wife Beth Wells and son Leonard Wells (fiancé Johnna Rebenack) of Warsaw; Sister, Evelyn (and spouse James) Higgins of Fremont, OH and a brother Leonard Smith of Fremont, OH. In addition grandchildren William, Andre, Addy and Leonard, Jr Wells; Aunts, Katherine Lacey of Hope, AK and Ella Mae Criner of Texarkana, TX; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded by his parents, son William Wells, grandson Korbin Foster, brothers James and Chester Wells, a sister Rosie Young and his birth father J.C. Wells.

Visitation hours are scheduled Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A Funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM Saturday officiated by Pastor Jim Mansfield. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

The family kindly requests memorial contributions be made to:
The Wells Family C/O McHatton-Sadler
2290 Provident Court
Warsaw, IN 46580



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