Dennis Francis Wells
April 25, 1947 – August 5, 2018
Dennis Francis Wells was born on April 25, 1947, to Donald Collins and Marie Cook. He was a native of Massachusetts but later relocated to Jacksonville, FL. Dennis had a career in the Navy and his last ship was USS Roosevelt CVA42 where he was the youngest 2nd class petty officer during his time. He later worked for IND-MAR ship repairs & North Florida Shipyards where he later retired.
He was an 18 year throat cancer survivor and had a passion for welding and being a provider for his family.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Judith Marie Wells, his sister; Donna Marie Zaher, sons; Donald and Dennis Wells, along with 7 grandchildren.
Inurnment at Chapel Hills Memory Gardens will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contribution be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements under the care of Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home. 850 St. Johns Bluff Rd. N. Jacksonville, FL 32225. (904) 641-9755
- Graveside Service Wednesday, September 26, 2018