James Albert Wells Jr., 86, of Charleston, TN, died Monday, January 21, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital.
Mr. Wells was the son of the late Hazel Irene Sims Wells and James A. Wells Sr.; and was also preceded in death by his sister, Betty Mae Wobler; and his brother, Alvin P. Wells.
Mr. Wells was a U. S. Navy Veteran and was retired from the U.S. Army Air Corp with over 20 years service. He fought in the Korean Conflict. He also retired from Civil Service with 20 years of service. Mr. Wells was a people person and he enjoyed traveling. He was an avid golfer and recorded 3 holes in one! He also enjoyed going to the Casino’s. Mr. Wells was of the Catholic Faith.
Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Wells of Charleston; his sons, Charles Luke Wells of Cincinnati, OH, James A. Wells III and his wife Janet of Hepsinburg, GA and Anthony E. Wells of Charleston; his grandchildren, Clint and Dixie Wells and several other grandchildren; his sisters, Carol Wolfee of Vevay, IN and Ilene Burns of Covington, KY; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life Graveside Service and Interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 24 at the U. S. National Cemetery in Chattanooga with Full Military Honors.
The family will receive friends from 12-1 p.m. Thursday, January 24 at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements.