James “Marvin” Wells

August 10, 2021

James “Marvin” Wells, 87, of Frankfort, passed on August 10, 2021 at Wesley Manor.  He was born November 3, 1933 in Latham, Missouri to Emil Newton & Virginia Emma (Powell) Wells.  He married Willa Jean “Billie” Schuster on June 13, 1952 and she preceded him in death on January 15, 2018.

Marvin was a 1951 graduate of California High School.  He had worked in sales and drove a bus for Frankfort High School for 9 years.  He was a member of the Eagle Harvest Church.  Marvin was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Missouri and loved to travel.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday August 16, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Eagle Harvest Church, 1380 N SR 39, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

Daughter: Debra Jean (Joseph Keith) Regan of Hendersonville, TN, Son: James Michael “Mike” (Tina) Wells of rural Kirklin, 10 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and 1 sister.


Leave your Condolences

13 Condolences for “James “Marvin” Wells”

  1. Sandee Pickard August 10, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    So sorry to read about your dad. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

  2. Wayne Martin August 10, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    Praying for your family at this time of loss. Marvin was my friend and I was blessed to know him. You cannot find a finer man than him. He always had a smile on his face.

  3. Darles Vernon August 10, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Marvin was very dear to me. He and Billie made my childhood special. I’m so glad I got to see him a few years ago one more time

  4. James Mason August 10, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    Sorry for your loss, my Dad always loved talking to Marvin and so did I.

  5. Coale Jerry Ruth August 10, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    Mike and family, so sorry to read about the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.

  6. Bret Fike August 10, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    Sorry for your loss. He was a great guy and friend.

  7. Heather Mckinzie August 12, 2021 at 10:04 am

    Marvin was one of my favorite customers at Verizon. I will miss his visits. Prayers for his family.

  8. Rebecca Bardwell Smith August 12, 2021 at 3:15 pm

    Mike, I know this is hard. I pray that Jesus sends his comfort to you and your family at this time. I will pray for his peace to penetrate your life.

    Rebecca Bardwell Smith

  9. Amber and Derick Amos August 13, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Marvin was my favorite from the bus garage. He was always genuine and caring. He later became a favorite to our whole family. He will be sadly missed. Prayers for your whole family.

  10. Susan Ruch August 13, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    We loved Marvin and Billie. They were such wonderful neighbors to us. I remember the weeks before my back surgery when I couldn’t walk, Marvin would bring me breakfast sandwiches and brighten my day. Marvin was so very special. I don’t think there was a kinder person. May God bless your family at this time Susan and Joe Ruch

  11. Pam Heimbach August 15, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Mike and family. Thoughts and prayers to you all at this difficult time.

  12. Marlene August 16, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Mark, Sorry to hear about your Grandfather. Chylene always spoke highly of both your Grandparents. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  13. Richard and Marilyn Clouse August 17, 2021 at 9:25 am

    To Marvin Wells family

    Marvin and Billie lived in our neighborhood for many years. Such nice people we always enjoyed talking to them. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family! Enjoy your memories!

    Richard and Marilyn Clouse
    Meadowbrook Drive

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