Robert Jasper Wells, Sr; 88, of Wilmington, passed away on Thursday, June 13th, 2019. Born in Pender County in 1931, his parents were the late Zeb Wells and Mary Belle Williams Wells.
He was a loving husband to his late wife, Minnie Turner Wells; a father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Robert was a proud retired US Army veteran who served in the Korean War. He loved to tinker on tasks and to get his hands dirty, working as a jack of all trades in several professions throughout his adulthood.
Robert is survived by four children: Glenn Wells and wife, Judy; Robert Wells Jr. and wife, Susan; Juanita Wells; and Mary Wells; five grandchildren: Bobbie Jean, Candace, Lisa, Tina, Zeb; and many great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends and family at this time in a celebration of the life of Mr. Robert Wells.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20th at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1311 Shipyard Boulevard with a military salute and a commemoration of his life given by two personal speakers, family friend Cheryl Branch and granddaughter Candace Wells.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099