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Michael Gene (Gene) Wells


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Michael Gene (Gene) Wells Obituary
MICHAEL GENE WELLS (GENE) Michael Gene Wells (Gene) of Wilmington was born on November 8, 1947 and passed away on February 8, 2019. He was the son of Katie Hill Mintz and Columbus Mac Wells. He was preceded in death by his mother Katie and stepfather, John H. Mintz. Gene was a longtime salesman of industrial supplies and retired at 66. He was a lover of antiques, art, books and traveling. He loved antique silver and was an avid collector. He leaves behind a loving wife of 51 years, Betty and a son, Michael, who treasured him. Also to cherish his memory are sisters-in-law Diana Brady and Linda Sneeden and brothers-in-law, Allen Sneeden and George Ramsey. He loved his nieces and nephews; Shannon and Bob Scurti, Wendy and Jerry Norris, and Ray Sneeden and Sam Sneeden. Great-nieces and nephews, Morgan and Amber Sneeden, Anthony and Samantha Scurti, and Gavin and Bryson Norris were special to him. The family wishes to thank his doctors and all the medical staff who took good care of him especially Dr. Roc McCarthy and Dr. Andrew Schreiber. Lower Cape Fear Hospice helped Gene and the family in his peaceful passing. Gene's wishes were to be cremated. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Andrews Mortuary Market Chapel. Donations to Lower Cape Fear Hospice will be appreciated. Potted plants are welcome for family night. Condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com
Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11, 2019
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