Donald Wells

WELLS, Donald Leroy, 85, of Centerville, Ohio, died Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Shadyside Care Center.

He was born February 7, 1928 in Shadyside, Ohio, a son of the late Herman Wells and Audra Ice Wells Racki.

He was a retired employee of Ohio Edison’s R.E. Berger plant, a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, a member of Centerville Christian Church, and Weyer Chapter #541 F&AM in Centerville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Ruth Tomlinson Wells, sister Bonnie Robson and half-brother Charlie Rackie.

Surviving are three children: Kitty Jo (Mike) Lloyd of Hannibal, Ohio, Susan Lynn (Rodney) Britton of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, and Robert H. Wells of Centerville; sisters Susan Pritchard of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Mary Jo Alexander of Wilmington, NC; a brother, Harry Wells of Centerville; and two grandchildren, Trevor and Wesley Lloyd.

Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in Jacobsburg, Ohio, on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m., where services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Darla Schnegg officiating. Burial follows in Armstrong Cemetery, Armstrongs Mills, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Smith Township Volunteer Fire Dept., c/o John Phillips, 49359 O.R.&W Station Road, Jacobsburg, OH 43933.

Weyer Lodge will conduct Masonic services at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.