Jefferson D. "Jeff" Wells

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CADMUS — Jefferson "Jeff" D. Wells, 81, of Walnut Township, passed away peacefully at 11:58 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Born March 8, 1934, in Cadmus, he was the son of the late William F and Lora Hillman Wells.

Jeff was a 1952 graduate of Cadmus High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Jeff was a brick layer for more than 55 years and also retired from the Kaiser Aluminum Corp., Ravenswood Works, after 26 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Roach Wells; daughter Lisa Wells; sisters Maxine Robinson, Helen Miceli and Virginia McMonegal; and brothers Arthur Wells and Roy Wells.

He is survived by his son, Roger (Teresa) Wells, of Groveport, Ohio; grandson Jordan Wells and granddaughter Hailee Wells; sister Karen Springer; brother-in-law Ervin (Juanita) Roach; sisters-in-law Mary Baker and Eleanor Roach; and many nieces and nephews.

Jeff's devotion to family and friends, guidance and humor will be missed by all who knew him.

Family and friends may visit between 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015, and 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Cremeens Funeral Chapel, with the funeral service to follow. Interment will be in Olive Cemetery near Cadmus.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jeff's memory to the Mount Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215.

Expressions of sympathy m ay be sent to the family by visiting

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Cremeens Funeral Chapel
75 Grape St
Gallipolis, OH 45631
(740) 446-6333
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Published in Gallipolis Daily Tribune from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2015
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