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Richard Wells

Richard Lee Wells

Wednesday, July 29th, 1964 - Friday, April 10th, 2020
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Richard Lee Wells, of Leicester, NC. age 55, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020. Richard was born July 29, 1964 in Buncombe County to the late Grover and Myrtle Brown Wells and resided in Buncombe County all his life. Richard was a very kind-hearted man and willing to help anyone in need. He was a loving father, grandfather, son, brother and friend to all who knew him. He will be greatly missed by all. Richard was self employed and was very talented in a lot of things. He loved fixing things and working with wood, most of all helping people.

He is survived by daughters; Ashley Smith (Ronnie), Heidi Stewart and Tina Ranney (Joe); son, Zeb Stewart (Vicki); sisters, Loretta Pounders (Mike) and Deborah Roberts (Brian); brothers, Bruce Wells (Sandy) and Keith Wells; grandchildren, Ryan, Rayleigh, Christopher, Jani, Izzy, Madi, Tyler, River and Michaela; great grandchildren, Gavin, Brayden and Ellie and several nieces and nephews.

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    Turkey Creek Baptist Church
    2206 Bear Creek Rd.
    Leicester, NC 28748
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Karen Duncan

Posted at 11:44am
I am so sorry for your loss. Many good memories of Richard from high school. You will be in my prayers.

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