Terry Curtis Wells
October 30, 1932 ‒ February 21, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Terry Curtis Wells, age 83, beloved husband, father, “Poppy” and grandpa passed away Sunday morning, February 21, 2016 at his home in Mount Vernon. He was born October 30, 1932 in Gambier, to the late Delbert and Dorothy (Purbaugh) Wells.
Terry honorably served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for Cooper Bessemer for 44 years. Terry was an avid bowler and golfer.
Terry is survived by his wife, Connie (Earnest) Wells; children, Susan (Ralph) Rice, Brenda (Steve) Spearman, Terry Blaine Wells, Vicki Wells Vermillion, Mindy (Mike) Walker, Timothy (Missy) Wells, Michelle (Scott) Hutheson and Darren (Beth) Brasseur; and 22 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Terry was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and a son-in-law.
The family will have a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Grace Community Church, 18350 Hopewell Rd. Mount Vernon with Roger Tickle officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council. There will be a luncheon and a time of fellowship following the memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Central Region-Knox, 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 or Kindred at Home Hospice, 112 Harcourt Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 or Sending Hope International c/o Grace Community Church.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Terry Curtis Wells.