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Donald Wells

Donald Gene Wells of Colliers passed away at the Weirton Medical Center on October 23, 2021. He was 85 years old.

He was born in Wetzel County, WV, on September 8 1936, a son of the late William S. and Delphia Childers Wells.

Donald retired with over 30 years of service as a millwright with Hancock Manufacturing Company in Toronto.

Donald enjoyed the outdoors, taking his family on camping trips throughout West Virginia and up and down the East Coast. However, his favorite place to camp and hunt was an area very special to him, Pick-N-Paw Ridge, an area very close to where he was raised.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy L. Wells, who passed on December 12, 2003. His brothers, Paul, Edgar, Ralph, Ray, Glen, and Forrest Wells, and sisters, Pearl Starkey, Garnett, and Amanda Wells and daughter-in-law, Beverly Wells

Left to cherish Donald’s memory is his sister Audra Powell of Colliers, his sons William, James, Charles Wells, all of Colliers and Donald (Tammy) Wells of New Philadelphia, OH, daughters Tammy (Ronald) Smith of Weirton, Lisa (Robert) Robinson of Colliers, Terri (Robert) Anderson of Berrichsville, WV, and Jeanette (Tom) Sadderfield of Mannington, WV, 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 2-6 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Minister Steve Smithbauer will officiate.

Interment will follow in Saint John Cemetery Haven of Rest.

Share tributes at www.grecohertnick.com 304-748-3219.