Robert D. Wells, 87, Savannah, MO

Published 05/08 2014 09:33AM

Updated 05/08 2014 09:36AM

Robert D. Wells, 87, Savannah, MO passed from this life on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Heartland Hospital, St. Joseph, MO. He was born April 21, 1927 in Great Bend, KS to Manie and Edna (Lance) Wells. Robert married Thelma Jean Henderson on December 19, 1953 at Calvary Baptist Church in St. Joseph, MO.

He served in the Army in WWII. Robert retired after 28 years with the St. Joseph School District as head Electrician. Robert also did antique shows in Kansas City and White Cloud, KS.

Survivors include, his wife Thelma Jean, of the home; one brother, Jimmie D. (Dona) Wells, Savannah, MO; and a few cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents Manie & Edna Wells, and a brother, Wyman C. Wells.

Celebration of Life will be 10 AM Friday, May 9, 2014 at Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah, MO. Interment will be in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, MO. Public viewing and family receiving hours will be from 9 – 10 AM Friday May 9 at the Funeral Home. Memorial donations are suggested to the Dick Munkres American Legion Post 287. A luncheon will be held at the American Legion in Savannah (next to Orchalans) at 12:30 PM Friday.

Breit - Hawkins Funeral Home
1010 Highway 71 South
Savannah, Missouri 64485

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