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Donald "Don" Bruce Wells - St. James

Donald “Don” Bruce Wells, 63 of St. James died on Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Naval Hospital on Camp Lejune, North Carolina.

Don was born April 22, 1949 in Denver, Colorado the son of Jay B. Wells and Elaine Roberts Wells. He retired to St. James in 2009 after living in Fredrick, Maryland for the preceding 35 years. Don was a 20 plus year employee of Grunley Construction in Rockville, Maryland. He played lacrosse and was his team’s captain at Towson University. Don and his son competed for several years in the American Canoe Association national competitions as a father / son tandem team. Don enjoyed boating, gardening, and golf. He was preceded in death by his mother and a sister Susan Moore.

Surviving is his wife of 43 years Marsha Wells; a son Greg Wells and wife Carolina of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; two brothers Kent Wells of Wilmington, North Carolina and Allen Wells of Eldersburg, Maryland; a sister Janis Viall and husband Bob of Sandwich, Massachusetts, a granddaughter Skylar Wells and a granddaughter yet to be born Olivia Wells; many nephews, nieces, and in-laws.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday, January 13, 2013 in The Hill Chapel located at 6 East Main Street, New Market, Maryland.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Garrett County Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 363, Oakland, MD 21550 or to The First Tee of Brunswick County, PO Box 1820
Shallotte, NC 28459.

Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport


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