Junior Wells, age 81 of Salem

Junior Wells, age 81 of Salem


Junior Wells, age 81 of Salem, passed away Sunday, August 15, 2021, in his residence.

Born September 29, 1939, in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late Callie Wells Sr. and Lillian (Tincher) Wells.

He retired in 1999 from Midwest Natural Gas and served for many years as a volunteer with the Salem Fire Department. He served in the Armed Forces in the U.S. Navy had been a life resident of Washington County and was a member of the Salem American Legion Cecil Grimes Post #41 and the Salem V.F.W. Post #6636.

On March 18, 1999, he married Lori (Zink) Wells, who survives.

Also, surviving are: Daughter: Cindy (Jeff) Ribelin of Salem; Stepson: Tyler Hoke of Salem; Son: Jeff Trenary of Cripple Creek, Colorado; 3 Sisters: Doris Steward of Little York, Carolyn Fultz of Salem and Patricia Crum of Pekin; Grandchildren: Tera Mull, Sara Jo Burgan, Emily McDonald, Derek Ribelin, Lacey Burgan, Kirsten Quick, Kyra Macintyre, Kalli Quick and Kaden Martin and Great Grandchildren: Khloe Mull, Maci McDonald, Braxton McDonald, Adam Mull, Brady Briscoe, Trace Davis, Tatum Davis, Jakob Wells, Ila MacIntyre, Zander Wright, Theodore McCoskey, Jaxon Schneck, Rayna Jo Clark, Liam Ribelin, Cyrus McGinnis, and Evie

He was preceded in death by 1 son, David D. Wells, and 1 daughter, Katie Wells.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home followed by interment in Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.

Visitation: 9 am until the time of the service on Wednesday.

Memorial Contributions to:
Paralyzed Veterans of America
2835 Holmans Lane
Jeffersonville, IN 47130