James Howard Wells, age 74 of West End died Sunday (September 17, 2017) at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

 

Born in Moore County on September 19, 1942 he was a son of the late Howard Wells who was killed in action during WWII. James was raised by his grandparents Claude and Lessie Cox. He worked for Riley Paving for over 30 years and was also a volunteer with the Carthage Fire Department for over 20 years.

 

He is survived by his wife Judy Cagle Wells who he married 50 years ago on September 1st of this year. In addition to his wife he is survived by his brother and sister in laws Richard and Sandra Craven, Larry and Beverly Cagle, Stan and Rhonda Shields and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Wednesday. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

 

Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374.

 

Condolences may be made at: PinesFunerals.com

   

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  1. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to family and friends. May all your good memories outweigh your sadness during this difficult time. (Isaiah 25:8)

  2. Judy, with sincere sympathy to you at this difficult time. May you receive strength, comfort and peace through God’s loving hands. Know you will miss James so much. You were blessed with many years together and a big part of that life is now missing. Stay

  3. Judy,

    I am so very sorry to hear of James’ passing…your second loss in such a short time. There just aren’t any words to make these times better. But I hope it helps in some small way to know that people care and have you in their thoughts and pra

  4. I WANT TO SEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF MR. JAMES HOWARD WELLS. HERE’S A COMFORTING SCRIPTURE FROM GOD’S WORD IN THE BIBLE. ACTS 17:24,25

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