Ron J. Wells
1943 - 2021
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Ronnie "Ron" Wells, 77, of Concord, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Ron was born on May 23, 1943 in LaFollette, TN to the late Grant Wells and Lena Parker Wells. Ron retired as a production manager for Anheuser Busch after 30 years. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf. He loved taking trips to the beach with his family. He was a faithful member of Forest Hill United Methodist Church in Concord. Ron also loved football and was a LaFollette, TN high school football star. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John P. Bunch; and two sisters, Helen Wells and Margaret Wallace. Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife of 28 years, Joan McDaniel Wells, two daughters, Kelly Wells and Lisa (Eric) Fortin; son, Jason D. (Amy) Wells; four grandchildren, Logan Wells, Peyton Wells, Michael (Sophie) Fortin, and Bret (Chekaira) Fortin; brother, Jerry (Anita) Wells, sister, Mary (Joseph) Wier, and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mandy Jones officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the funeral home, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00. Burial will immediately follow the service at Carolina Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coltrane Life Center, 321 Corban Avenue SE, Concord, NC 28025. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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Published in Virginia Gazette on Jan. 20, 2021.
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January 21, 2021
I Have known Ron since our days at the brewery.My heart go out to the family. My God be
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Claude Gilmer
January 20, 2021
Dear Joan
I have missed you and Ron at New Town and in Williamsburg. My heart and prayers are with you. My peace be upon you and sweet memories.
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