Lynn "Dedaw" Wells, 68 of Nortonville passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital. Born April 1, 1952 to the late William "Buck" and Carmen (Gamblin) Wells. He was a member of New Good Hope Church in Nortonville. Lynn was the owner/operator of Lynn Wells Construction until 1995 when it became Lynn Wells & Sons Construction. When he wasn't working he enjoyed squirrel hunting and time with his family.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Douglas Wells.
Survived by his wife of 50 years, Wytonia (Gamblin) Wells; children, Eric (Melissa) Wells, Matthew Wells, Nichole (Nathan) Franklin, Bree (Mason) Byers all of Nortonville and Alexis (Syimone) Baker of Madisonville; 11 grandchildren, Chloe Wells, Andrew Wells, Ian Wells, Jaiden Franklin, Hannah Wells, Riley Franklin, Emmalen Duke, Aaron Wells, Jacob Morgan, Aliyah Byers and Myles Byers; 2 great-grandchildren, Ava and Aly Wells; sister, Joyce Hall of Nortonville; and brother, Gayle (Linda) Wells of Hanson.
Service will be held Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at New Abundant Life Fellowship in Nortonville with Bro. Brad Payne and Bro. Larry Phaup officiating. Burial to follow at New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and Saturday beginning at noon at the church. Pallbearers will be Ted Wells, Charlie Spears, Allen Gilkey, Tim Cavanaugh, Wayne Carlton and Carl Sisk. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Earl Browning and Ronnie Joe Browning.
Attendees are mandated to wear masks, social distancing is required. Anyone that has a fever or has had any signs/symptoms in the past 14 days is requested not to attend.
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