Richard Francis "Poppa" Wells

Richard Francis "Poppa" Wells

AGE: 71 • formerly of Hillsborough

Richard Francis "Poppa" Wells, 71, of Port St. Lucie, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born in Bayonne, New Jersey. He had been a resident of Port St. Lucie for the past ten years coming from Hillsborough, New Jersey. He served in the United States Navy during the Cuban Crisis. He was a member of the New York Mets and St. Lucie Mets Booster Club.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Brandon M. Johnson. Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Jo Anne Wells of Port St. Lucie, FL; one daughter, Cary (Roger) Johnson of Port St. Lucie, FL; two sons, Richard A. (Danielle) Wells of Frenchtown, NJ; William (Renee') Wells of Manville, NJ; three grandsons, Adam V. Johnson; Logan S. Johnson; Chase M. Wells; three granddaughters, Tori L. Johnson; Amanda Reynolds and Emma Wells.

Visitation: Friends may call from 2:00 PM -4:00 PM & 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Forest Hills-Byrd, Young & Prill Funeral Home in Port St. Lucie, FL. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM at Forest Hills-Byrd, Young & Prill Funeral Home in Port St. Lucie, FL. Burial will follow at 1:15 PM at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, FL. Contributions may be made to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997.

Funeral Home

Aycock Funeral Home
1170 Southwest Bayshore Boulev Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
(772) 879-9300

Published in Courier News on Sept. 28, 2013