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Robert "Bob" Wells

January 3, 1926 — August 12, 2020

Robert “Bob” Wells

age 94, passed away peacefully at his residence Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was born on Jan. 3, 1926 to Roy and Ora Wells.

Bob served in the Armed Forces during WWII and earned a Bronze Star. Upon returning home, he worked at Armco and retired after 39 years. For over 40 years, he also owned and operated Bob Wells Horse Equipment with the help of his family.

He is survived by his daughter, Jody (Jerry) Arnett, his 2 beloved granddaughters, Jamie (Chris) Votaw and Jessica (Steve) Holton, 2 great grandchildren, Charlie & Emily Holton, 3 sisters, Opal, Karen & Sharon and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his loving and supportive wife, Virginia, his parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 1-2pm at Bales’ Funeral Home in Camden. Funeral service starting at 2pm officiated by Dr. Dan Flory. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Gratis.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Middletown Hospice or Preble county Council on Aging (Meals on Wheels).

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