William R. “Bud” Wells, 79, of Harrisville, died March 9, 2008, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg.
He was born Dec. 11, 1928, in Harrisville, the son of the late Perley V. and Gertrude S. Stephens Wells.
Bud worked as an electrician for IBEW Local 968, Parkersburg. He enjoyed restoring his home and working on old clocks. He was a life member of Harrisville Lodge 99, I.O.O.F. and Harrisville Lodge 98 AF & AM, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, Parkersburg, and was a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Harrisville.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Wince Wells; three sons, Steven M. Wells of Harrisville, Roger D. Wells and wife, Nancy, of Pennsboro, and John B. Wells and wife, Barbara, of Raleigh, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Roger Daniel Wells and Robert Devin Wells of Pennsboro and Grace Elizabeth Mae Wells and Ian Michael Stewart Wells of Raleigh.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 13, at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville. Burial will follow in the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.