Arthur Lynn “Artie” Wells of Rolla, Missouri was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas on January 1, 1956 to Gene Wells and Gloria Lorine (Taylor) Sharp and passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the age of 64 years.
On November 21, 1980 he married Kathy (Sliger) Wells.
Artie graduated from the 1975 class of Rolla High School where he excelled as a talented athlete in track and football. He went on to also be successful boxer and Golden Glove recipient.
He retired from Rolla Public Schools where he worked as a custodian at the Rolla Technical Institute with 25 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors and going on camping trips with his wife Kathy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jeannie Smith; and two brothers, Johnny and Martin Wells.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Kathy Wells of Rolla, Missouri; two children, Shon Wells and wife Melody of Shenandoah, Iowa and Michael Wells and wife Ashley of Cuba, Missouri; one brother, Kenny Stanley of Florida; two sisters, Carry Stanley of Rolla, Missouri and Melissa Sharp of Granite City, Illinois; six grandchildren, Miani, Somari, Ariah, Makayla, Lydia other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment followed in the Rolla City Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.