John Burton Wells
November 12, 1924 – July 1, 2018
John Burton Wells, 93, of Bacliff, Texas, passed away July 1, 2018. He was born in Bixby, Oklahoma on November 12, 1924 to Sherman and Edith Booker Wells. John had a career in law enforcement for The Township of Lake Placid, New York. He was also an entrepreneur of several small businesses. John was a member of VFW Post 6378 and The Handyman Club of America and had a passion for bobsledding. John enjoyed being a member of the Lake Placid Olympic Bobsled team.
John is survived by his 5 children Roger Wells, Shirley Boone, Linda Almeida, Karl Wells, and Lesa Wooldridge; 9 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Forest Park East Funeral Home and Cemetery, 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster, Texas, 77598 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. and John will be laid to rest at Houston National Cemetery.
- Visitation Sunday, July 8, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, July 9, 2018
- Committal Service Monday, July 9, 2018
John Burton Wells
July 10, 2018
So sorry for your loss.... Loved the photos! I didn't know Uncle Jay had been an Olympian! Best to you all. xo
Ken & Judy Tuck
July 6, 2018
Lesa, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. May God provide the peace and comfort that only He can!
All our love,
July 5, 2018
Condolence to you & your family.
Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. May you find comfort at this time in your family, friends & faith.
July 2, 2018
Sincere condolences go out to the family. Please find comfort and hope in the guarantee that soon death will be no more (Rev. 21: 3, 4) and the exciting promise that those we have lost will be reunited with us again (Acts 24:15 & Psalms 37:29).