Mr. John Hart Wells
December 5, 1934 - October 24, 2017
Mr. John Hart Wells, age 82, of Victoria, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in VCU/Community Memorial Hospital. He served in the U.S. Army, a member of the North Carolina National Guard, served as Director of Instruction and Assistant Superintendent of Lunenburg County Public Schools from 1967 - 1990. John also taught at Buckhorn Elementary School and held principalships at Boydton and La Crosse Elementary Schools. He graduated from Ferrum Jr. College, received his B.A. degree from Atlantic Christian College and his M.A. from Longwood . He completed additional graduate study at the College of William And Mary and the University of Virginia. Johnís interest included genealogy and the early history and culture of the Indians of Southside Virginia. He served as President of the Roanoke River Archeological Society and as Director of the Virginia Archaeological Society.
John is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years Gladys George Wells, his son David Wells and wife Katrina of Victoria, two daughters; Laura Wells of Chester and Janine W. Conley and husband David of Chesterfield, four grandchildren; Katlyn Moseley (Bobby) , Hunter Wells (Jenna) , Autumn Daniel and Violet Daniel, three great grandchildren; Kelly and Kerri Moseley and Gunner Wells.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home with interment in Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lunenburg Health Services, 1428 6th Street ., Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be sent through www.crowderhitecrews.com