WELLS, Douglas A. "Big Sweet" 62, of Fort Myers FL. Formerly of Steubenville, passed away at his home on Friday November 1, 2013.
He was born in Steubenville on January 27, 1951, and is the son of the late Francis "Jerry" Wells and Alice "Bunny" Kirkpatrick Wells.
He recently retired from Biotest Pharmaceuticals. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps serving in the Vietnam War where he earned a Purple Heart. He was an avid Notre Dame fan.
He is survived by his son, Steven, brother Jerry (Kathy) Wells, sisters, Karen (John) Lewis, and Kathy (Leonard) Tharp, nephew Michael Lewis, nieces, Kristen Roe, Monica Jones, Meghan Lewis, and Abby Perko, and grandson, Damion.
Friends are invited to a Funeral Liturgy with Mass 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Msgr. Gerald Calovini, celebrant. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.