Jimmy Lee Wells, 63, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away October 24, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born August 11, 1956 in Mount Vernon to Charlie and Delores (McDuffy) Wells. Jimmy married Pamela (Young) Wells on March 26, 2015.
In addition to his beloved wife, Jimmy is survived by his father, Charlie Wells of Mount Vernon; stepmother, Jolene Wells of Mount Vernon; sons, Benji Wells and Rusty Wellsand wife, Patricia, all of Germany; stepchildren, Amanda Marquis of Mount Vernon and Christopher Kackowski of Woodlawn;grandchildren, Tyra Wells and Maliyah Wells; several step-grandchildren; and brothers, Bobby Wells of Woodlawn and Lonnie Wells of Mount Vernon.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his mother, Delores Wells; infant son; and brother, Rickey Wells.
Jimmy proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army for 14 years. He started his career in Fort Knox, Kentucky and served in Germany. He later worked at Continental Tire in Mount Vernon. Jimmy was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Ethan Shurtz officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #141.
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