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Ricky Lewis Wells
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1957
Hopkinsville
Christian County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 4, 1986
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Ricky Lewis Wells, 29, Cadiz, died at 7am Sunday at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., after a long illness.

Services will be at 11am Tuesday at Goodwin Funeral Home with Revs. Hal Shipley and Jim Harold officiating and the burial in Johnson Chapel Cemetery, Christian County.

Visitation will begin at 4pm today at the funeral home.

A native of Hopkinsville, he was born Jan 11, 1957, the son of Ethelene Boren Blackwell of Hopkinsville and the late Burno Lewis Wells. He had been a carpenter with Pennyrile Allied Community Services before he became ill. He was a Baptist.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Patricia Sue Wells; two stepsons, Jason and Wesley Owens, both of Cadiz; two brothers, Kenneth of Washington, Ill, and Johnny Wells of Gracey; three sisters, Hazel Crenshaw of Hopkinsville, and Nancy Duncan of Albingdon, Va., and Brenda Taylor, Morton, Ill.; and a stepfather, Leo Blackwell, Hopkinsville.


*From my Aunt Hazel - Uncle Ricky was in a lot of pain from his back. He went to St. Thomas and he told the doctor that he couldn't sleep. The doctor told him that he would sleep that night. He did. And he never woke up again. He had an allergic reaction to the medicine that they gave him.* 
 
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 Parents:
  Burno Lewis Wells (1917 - 1977)
  Ethelene Pearl Boren Blackwell (1926 - 2011)
 
 Sibling:
  Johnny Mar Wells (1953 - 2013)*
  Ricky Lewis Wells (1957 - 1986)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Johnsons Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery
Hopkinsville
Christian County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Brandy Wells Murray
Record added: Feb 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84901352
Ricky Lewis Wells
Added by: Brandy Wells Murray
 
Ricky Lewis Wells
Added by: Brandy Wells Murray
 
Ricky Lewis Wells
Added by: Brandy Wells Murray
 
 
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Thank you for being a part of the "Thin Blue Line." Rest in peace.
- Wes T.
 Added: Jul. 13, 2014

- Brandy Wells Murray
 Added: May. 20, 2014
I hope you and Dad celebrated his Angel Day together. Love you both.
- Brandy Wells Murray
 Added: Mar. 27, 2014
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