Eddie D. Wells

July 25, 1939 ‒ December 02, 2011

Delaware, Ohio

Eddie D. Wells, age 72 of Delaware passed away Friday, December 2, 2011 at Kobacker House in Columbus following a 2 month illness.

He was born in Leonardsburg on July 25, 1939 the youngest child of the late DeWitt and Mary (Cackler) Wells. A graduate of Elm Valley High School in 1957, he served in the US Army Reserves and was lifelong farmer of both grain and livestock.

Eddie was a member of the Delaware Moose and Marion Eagle Lodges. He was stubborn and freely spoke his mind. A fan of country music, he enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and card games, Texas Holdem was his favorite.

Not one to show his feelings, he was always concerned and loving. Described as “amazing” by his children and grandchildren, there was never a moment in their lives that they ever questioned his love for them.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years: Carole (Adams), children Deborah Wells of South Dakota, Karen (Walter) Herren of Delaware, Randall Linstedt (CeAnn Allen) of Marengo, Eddie “Speedy” Wells of Ashley, 7 Grandchildren, 6 Great-grandchildren including Tinker Bell, sisters: Sally (Ted) Messner of Columbus and Joan Wells of Delaware.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by son Randy Wells, daughter Kimberly Rushia both in 2009 and sister Erma Jean Hesson in 2000.

Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Monday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, where services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Donald Wallick officiating, burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43215 or Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43214.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com