Thomas “Tom” Carl Wells, 73, of Coshocton passed away Monday, September 20, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born on October 20, 1947 in Coshocton, Ohio in the same house he was currently living.
Tom was the last class to graduate from Three Rivers High School. After high school, he was drafted to the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He earned a Bronze Star with Valor and two Purple Hearts. He worked as a Dairy Farmer his entire life, Pear Tree Apartments, William Albert Excavating, Grounds Keeper at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds, and Maintenance for the Coshocton Chamber of Commerce. Tom was also a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Franklin Grange, lifetime member of the Agriculture Society, 4-H Advisor and was awarded the 4-H Ambassador award in 2016.
Tom is survived by his wife, Deanna Woodward Wells; children Carl Randal (Bridget), Doug (Lyndsey), Morgan (Charli), Danielle (Logan) Christopher, Connor, Cassadee, Devon, Caroline, Collin, Dillon, Dennis, and Bugs; grandchildren K’ree (Ian), Ki (Taylor), Maslyn, Meá, Nela, Tyrus, Aliyah, Adison, Pyper, Olivia, and Meadow; great grandson Jaxin; siblings John (Kendra), Joe (Gwen), and Don (Linda); sister-in-law Melissa (Bob); brother-in-law Mike (Jacque); mother-in-law Jewel; dear friends Randy and Nancy March; and several nieces and nephews.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents, Carl S. and Lois (Porteus) Wells; and father-in-law Dean Woodward.
A memorial service will be held at the Grace United Methodist Church, 422 Walnut St, Coshocton, OH 43812, on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm with funeral services beginning at 4:00pm with Pastor Christy Suffecool officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be directed towards the Tom Wells Memorial Fund C/O Park National Bank, 229 N. 3rd Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812.
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