Perry Lloyd Wells, 80 Of Chesapeake Dies Monday

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 1, 2010

CHESAPEAKE, June 1 Perry Lloyd Wells, 80, of Chesapeake, died Monday, May 31, 2004 in his home.

Born in Rolla, Missouri, he was the son of the late Emmitt Wells and Gyndlyn Dalripple Wells and was predeceased by a son, Howard Wells, Sr.

Mr. Wells retired after 23 years from the United States Navy where he was a veteran of World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He later retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard where he was an electrician.

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He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ruth Kathrine Wells of Chesapeake; one son, Wallace Bare Wells and wife, Linda of Brunswick, GA; three daughters, Kathy Heines of Chesapeake, Ann McKinney and husband, Daniel of Chesapeake and Wanda Kean and husband, Thomas of Virginia Beach; 16 grandchildren, Diana, Wallace, Jr., Phyllis, Kelly, Howard, Jr., Vicki, Michael, Jennifer, Leslie, Debbie, Sean, Bernie, Lisa, Kimberly, Kenneth and Eric; 25 great-grandchildren and one brother, Maurice Wells of Granite City, IL.

The funeral service will be conducted with full military honors at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, Great Bridge Chapel, Chesapeake. The Rev. Rick Caldwell will officiate. The interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.