He was born April 30, 1954 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late James E. and Beulah Carpenter Wells.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his niece, Lori Boyers Garrison; and his lifelong companion, Walt Moffitt II.
Surviving are his sister, Nancy (Jim) Boyers and his brother, James E. (Dianna) Wells both of Shadyside, Ohio and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio.