CLOVER, S.C. - Harry Campbell Wells, 61, of Rock Haven Dairy Farm, died suddenly but peacefully Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at home.
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A service in celebration of Harry's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at his home, Rock Haven Dairy Farm, 108 Wells Whitworth Rd., with the Rev. Jack Buchanan officiating.
Friends and family are welcome to stay following the service to shoot the breeze and have snacks and a beverage. If Harry were here, he'd put y'all to work.
Mr. Wells was born Friday, February 13, 1953 in York, SC to the late Campbell H. and Zoe Goforth Wells. Harry was raised on his family farm, getting into mischief and driving a tractor by the time he was three. According to him, he was the star of just about every sport Clover had to offer. He was also voted "Best Looking" by his senior class. Harry attended Clemson University and majored in Agriculture. He and Jane took over the farm from his father, Campbell Wells.
Harry loved the History Channel, a good laugh, conspiracy theories, and a cold beer. He could fix just about anything and loved his family and farm. Harry had a sweet tooth but loved his pinto beans, cornbread & milk.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Suzanne Wells.
Survivors are his wife of 33 years, Jane; daughters Lark, Erin, and Abby; sister Lea Wells and husband Jordan Scepanski; nieces and nephew Kate, Josh, and Jenny; son-in-law Steve Crist; brother-in-law Jim Jenkins; mother-in-law Myra Jenkins; and a beautiful herd of brown-eyed Jersey cows.
Memorials may be made to Richardson Animal Rescue, 1968 Garvin Road, York, SC 29745 or Animal League of Gaston County, 972 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
A private burial will take place prior to the ceremony.
M. L Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, SC is serving the family of Mr. Wells.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mlfordsons.com.
M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 North Main Street
Clover, SC 29710
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 14, 2014