Hopkins - Rector Funeral Home

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David Stanley Wells

January 18, 1954July 13, 2020

David S. Wells, 66, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020.

Born January 18, 1954 in Greencastle, he was the son of Albert A. and Mary E. (Rogers) Wells and was a graduate of Greencastle High School “Class of 1972”.

David worked at the Putnamville Correctional Facility for 30 years, retiring in 2013. He had previously owned and operated Wells Stop n’Shop and worked at Gould’s Market.

He enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR, Indy Car Racing and spending time with his grandsons.

David is survived by his wife, Dorothy A (Dean) Wells; daughter, Amanda (Michael) Miller; grandchildren, Jacob, Keegan, & Wade Miller; brothers-in-law, Leslie (Alisa) Dean, James (Kim) Dean; sisters-in-law, Peggy McFarland, Pat (Mike) Phelps, & Maria Clodfelter; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother-in-law, Howard & Mary Dean; brothers-in-law, William “Bill” Dean and Mark McFarland; several aunts and uncles.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Blakesburg Cemetery, Fincastle, IN with interment to follow. Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of David to the American Diabetes Assn. 7363 E. 21st St. Indianapolis, IN. 46219.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com


  • American Diabetes Association


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, July 18, 2020


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Kelly Robertson

July 16, 2020

David was always so kind to the staff at the Waters. He didn't know a stranger there and would call us by name. It was a pleasure to get to know him and be on his care team.