John Wells, Jr.

August 14, 1920 - February 13, 2014

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John “Jack” Wells, age 93 of Taylor Mill, KY passed away on February 13, 2014 at Providence Pavilion in Covington, KY. He Retired from the L & N Rairoad as a Clerk at Decoursey Yards. In his younger years he worked at the Latonia Race Track and was a lifelong fan of Thoroughbred Horse Racing. He was a strong supporter of Little League Sports and an avid Golfer. He was a Volunteer and later Retired from Avis after his Railroad years. Jack was a Honorable Kentucky Colonel, Volunteer for Holy Cross Bingo and Be-Concerned, former Treasurer with the L & N Credit Union, 17 years as Owner of Jack’s Delicatessen in Taylor Mill, KY and he was also a Volunteer Fireman with Forest Hills and Winston Park. Jack was preceded in death by his Wife: Rita Theresa “Boots” Wells in 2000 and a Son: Tim Wells in 2012. Jack is survived by his Daughters: Stephany (Bill) Ivers and Peggy (David) Federmann; Sons: John R. (Barb) Wells,III, Bill (Judy) Wells and Steve (Michelle) Wells; 11 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren. The Visitation will be on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia, KY from 1 PM until Prayers at 4 PM. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, February 17, 2014 at St. Cecilia Church at 11 AM. A Honor Guard Service and Interment will take place at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Memorials to: Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Online Condolences may be expressed at


Vicki Meno Ficke - Feb 16, 2014

Wells Family,
My sincere condolences to all of you. Jack was an adorable kind man. My family enjoyed his time at our family gatherings. He always had a smile for everyone and will be remembered that way.

Tamara Dowden - Feb 16, 2014

Stephany – So sorry for your loss, yet so thankful for such a long wonderful life your father had. I always enjoyed talking to him at your house. He was a wonderful man who “lived” his life fully. Thinking of you and your family with sympathy.
Donald, Tammy & Zachary Dowden

Penny Moore - Feb 15, 2014

Peggy and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray for your comfort and peace.

Fr. Bryan Lamberson - Feb 14, 2014

Life is filled with many blessings; among them is a good death. I’m taken with you Father’s courage as death came to him. Know that I will remember him (and you all) at the altar.

Brad and Karen Schultz - Feb 14, 2014

Sending many hugs and prayers to all of you. Jack will always hold a special place in our hearts! Brad, Karen, Austin and Abby

Chuck &andi - Feb 14, 2014

Uncle Jack will be sorely missed. He was a great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Amy Smith - Feb 14, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. At this difficult time please remember the Bible’s promise at Acts 24:15, “There is going to be a resurrection.” May the God of all comfort, comfort you in all your trials. – 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

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