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L. Rogers Wells Jr., 79, Glasgow, died suddenly Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017.
The Glasgow native was a son of the late L. Rogers Wells Sr. and Jane Gilbert Wells.
An accomplished businessman, he was owner of American Materials Incorporated, a regional warehousing and distribution center for selected business entities, and was involved in numerous other business endeavors throughout the years.
He served as Secretary of Finance and Administration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky during the term of Gov. Wallace Wilkinson; he developed the Park Royal Psychiatric Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla.; he was a farmer and he was a lifelong member of First Christian Church of Glasgow.
Survivors include his wife, Connie; three daughters, Betsy Wells Jones and husband, Johnny, Jane Lee Wells and Mary Callahan; three step-children, Andrew May and wife, Kim, Cassie Slone and husband, John, and Shelly Baesler and husband, Scott; one brother, R. Gilbert Wells and wife, Jane; one sister, Julie Wells Allison; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and the mother of his children, Judy Rhea Wells.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Community Medical Care or to The Foster Care Council.
Arrangements entrusted to Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
Published on August 7, 2017
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