Terrance Leonard


CUMBERLAND - Terrance Leonard "Terry" Wells, 76, of Cumberland, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Frostburg Village Nursing Home.
Born on March 25, 1943, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late August L. and Ann (Crosby) Wells. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Sandy Dyche.
Terry was an active member of Memorial Heights Baptist Church. He retired from the Celanese Corporation. Terry was a volunteer with the Boys' Forestry Camps as well as a volunteer through prison ministries. He enjoyed coaching baseball, basketball, and football for local youth teams and was an active participant in his grandchildren's sporting events. Terry was an avid fisherman, and he loved gardening. He was a jokester with a fun-loving spirit who really knew how to make people laugh.
Terry is survived by his wife of 55 years, Loretta (Bucklew) Wells; daughter, Colette (Wells) Payton and husband, Bill; son, Greg Wells and Coby; grandchildren who dearly loved him, Joshua Payton, Sarah (Payton) Badillo and husband, Roy, Seth Wells and Arreon, and Jacque Wells; great-grandchildren, Bella, Eliza, Carmella, and Olivia; brother, Pat Wells and Joan; sister, Ann (Wells) Combs and husband, Greg; sister-in-law, Barb Dyche; as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Terry's family would like to thank the staff of Frostburg Village Nursing Home Alzheimer's Unit for all of their compassionate care.
The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Terry's memory be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
All family and friends are welcome to attend a graveside service at St. Mary's Cemetery, Cumberland, on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. with Pastors Denny Michael and Chan Hubbard officiating.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com
Published on May 8, 2019
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3 posts

Becky Simpson ( worked with Loretta @ M&M)
May 10, 2019
My deepest condolences to your family. I remember very well Terry's wit that you mentioned in his obituary. He was always a gentle, kind soul. & the love between him & Loretta was evident them, & I know in conversations she & I had @ Frostb Village, she loved him still.
Having just lost my mom, I know that walking that long long hallway @ Frostb Village is no more, but for your family, in your time of grieving, think of the long streets of gold that Terry is walking now, with no more pain, no more confusion, just walking with his Savior!
My love & prayers to all, Becky Simpson
Vince Thompson
May 09, 2019
Thanks for the time you gave to the Youth Centers. So sorry your family having lost Sandy and Terry in such a short period. May the Lord comfort your families.
Kathy Steckman Eigenbrood
May 08, 2019
Loretta and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you.