2010-12-18 / Obituaries

Oliver P. “Sonny” Wells Jr.

A memorial service, celebrating the life of Oliver P. “Sonny” Wells Jr., 65, of Heath, formerly of Buckeye Lake, was held December 12, 2010, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville.

Sonny died December 7, 2010, at his home following an extended illness. He was born February 26, 1945, in Erie, PA, the son of the late Oliver P. and Laura Marie (Freeman) Wells. He served honorably in the US Navy from 1962-1966 on the USS Dewey. He was a retired auto body worker, and a long time member of the Buckeye Lake VFD. He was also a long time employee of the Southwest Licking Schools. He belonged to the Amvets post at Thornport and was a proud member of the “Crane Lake gang”. He loved golfing, boating, working on old cars and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving family: his daughters, Christa Wells (Zach), Jenny Snedegar, Laura (Sean) Bordenkircher, Dianna Wells; his grandchildren, Gage Stirling, Connor Riley, Xavier Wells, Teagan Bordenkircher, and twin granddaughters due to arrive in April; his sisters, Louise Frawley, Lois Jean Smith, Peggy (Bob) Fetsko, Phyllis (Nick) Rodock, and Marilyn McNemar; his former wife and dear friend, Christy Snedegar; friend, Ron Collins; his beloved dog, Jack; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

An online video tribute and guest book are available at www. hoskinsonfuneral.com

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorials be directed to the Sonny Wells Benefit Fund c/o Jenny Snedegar at any PNC bank branch.

Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Wells family.

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