Henry Clay Wells
Departed on February 3, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida
Henry (Hank) C. Wells, born on May 14, 1934 (age 87,) passed from this life on February 3, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida.
Hank was born in Beautancus, North Carolina. At age 17, he entered the United States Air Force in which he served 20 years. His decorations include The National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, and The Good Conduct Medal. His first base was Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. He loved the area so much he made it his home upon retirement.
Hank was a great lover of traditional country music as well as bluegrass. Throughout his life, he played several instruments in multiple bands. Hank loved fishing on any given day and could be found on his lake reeling in a bass.
Preceded in death by his parents, wife Debra (Anastasio) Wells, three siblings, and one grandchild. Survived by three daughters, Connie (Dean) Bailiff, Shelby (Tracy) Turner, Shannon Gallant. Three sons, Cody (Brenda) Wells, Tom Flow, Eric Murray. Ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One sister, Ann Wilson.