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Donald Lee Wells

June 29, 1940 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 79)


Donald Lee Wells, 79, of Claremont passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Trinity Ridge in Mountain View. Born June 29th, 1940 he was the son of the late Ollie Wells and Willard Canipe.  Donald was employed as an electrician for many years in Catawba County. He was a talented craftsman in many fields and always willing to help his fellow man. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years, Delores Reitzel Wells of the home; daughter Leslie Ann Titus of Hickory and daughter Donna Lee Wells of Charlotte; grandchildren, Jessica Reese and husband Corey and Michael Titus; a brother, Robert Wells of Hudson and numerous nieces. 

In addition to his parents, his sister, Cynthia Cline and his brother, Glenn Wells preceded him in death.

There will be a private graveside service held at a later date at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Conover. 

Please sign the online guestbook at The Wells family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

To send flowers to Donald's family, please visit our floral section.


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