Walter Buddy Wells

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Walter "Buddy" Wells

November 03, 1937 - December 30, 2018

Walter Buddy Wells Walter "Buddy" Wells, 81, of Rivesville went to be with the Lord on Sunday (Dec. 30, 2018). He was born in Rivesville Nov. 3, 1937. Walter was the son of the late Richard "Dick" and Mildred Monolvick Wells.
Walter graduated from Rivesville High and served in the Navy. He retired from Westinghouse-Phillips Lighting after 40 years. He loved his family, hunting, fishing and his dog and faithful companion Gracie. He enjoyed talking on a daily basis with his special friend Robert Carpenter. He loved his church family at Covenant Church in Fairmont.
He is survived by his loving wife Barbara Lee Radford Wells, a daughter Joni Wells and her husband Rick McGee of California. He is also survived by a grand-daughter Natasha Bray Fletcher of Oregon, two sisters Brenda Wells of Rivesville and Nancy and her husband Joe Wilkowski of Maryland.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son Richard Lee Wells and a brother Norman "Chubby" Wells.
Family and friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10-11 a.m.?Friday at Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street Rivesville, WV. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Josh Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Arnettsville Cemetery in Arnettsville, WV. Online condolences to the family may be made to
Published on December 31, 2018
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Carl and Janet Kennedy
Jan 06, 2019
We are sorry for your loss. Heaven gained a wonderful man. He was so happy all the time. We loved sitting next to him in church. Covenant Church Family will miss him so much. But we have the hope of seeing him again someday if we stay true to the Lord.
Roland and Carol Bleigh
Jan 01, 2019
We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
Jan 01, 2019
Walter was a very special friend to me and robert and my great grandson parker summers prayers. For you barbara. Rose and robert carpenter
Ted wakefield
Dec 31, 2018
God speed walter. Sorry for you loss brenda.
Robert Hinkle
Dec 31, 2018
Brenda, Nancy, I offer my condolences on your loss. I was classmates and best friends with Chubby and got to know Walter in High School and while visiting with Chubby at your home in Greentown.