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 Ricky Lewis Wells

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Ricky Lewis Wells

  • Birth 11 Jan 1957 Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 4 May 1986 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 84901352

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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  • Created by: Brandy Wells Murray
  • Added: 12 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84901352
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ricky Lewis Wells (11 Jan 1957–4 May 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84901352, citing Johnsons Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Brandy Wells Murray (contributor 47722656) .