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Roy Lee Wells
Roy Lee Wells

Roy Lee Wells, of Burgaw, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was 69.

He was born June 16, 1946, in Pender County, son of the late William David Wells Sr. and Myrtle New Wells. Also lovingly remembered is Roy’s beloved wife, Daisy Spencer Wells, who died in 2011.

Roy is survived by his daughter, Pansy W. Batton (Tony); son, Roy Keith Wells (Wendy); grandchildren, Brittany C. Norris (Brandon), Logan Wells and Wesley Batton; great-grandsons, Landon and Owen Norris; sisters, Nina C. Wells and Charlotte Sawyer (Bill); brothers, William David Wells II (Keiko), Milton Wells and William “Sonny” David Wells III (Diane); and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

After a career of 34 years, Roy retired from General Electric’s aircraft division in Castle Hayne. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army.

Roy was a devoted husband and loving daddy, granddaddy, brother and friend. He was a soft-spoken gentleman who enjoyed all of God’s wondrous creations, especially his garden that he generously shared. Roy will be greatly missed and not forgotten. So we, his family and friends, say not “goodbye” but only “’till later when we meet again in God’s heavenly kingdom,” where we know Roy is smiling in eternal peace with his beloved Daisy.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel with a service beginning at 2 p.m. conducted by the Rev. Steve Gasque. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park. At other times the family will receive friends at the home of Roy and Wendy Wells.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be given to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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