John U. Wells, Jr. Sept. 4, 1949 to June 9, 2019 John passed away from Acute and Chronic Respiratory Failure. John was born to John U. and Nettie I. Wells in Shelton, WA. He is survived by siblings Pamela (Douglas) Verity of Spokane, Raymond (Melinda) Wells, Barbara Angelo and Jeffrey Wells, all of Wenatchee. His step children Shawn (Michele) Wells, Steven (Theresa) Avila of Wenatchee and Maria (Kevin) Lackey of Dryden. Eight step grandchildren and several nephews and nieces plus two great granddaughters. John was proceeded in death by his parents and sister Judith Ann Shackelford. John is also survived by his “second family” Steve and Connie Knapper, their daughters Dea (Stephen) DeGon and Donnie (Mark) Walker and their families, all of Spokane. John’s family moved to Wenatchee/East Wenatchee when John was three years old and lived there until he completed his education. After High School, John joined the Army on July 25, 1968 and was station in Germany. Returning to the Wenatchee area once discharged, he went to work for Alcoa where he worked many different jobs ending as a crane operator, he retired in 2009. John loved riding motorcycles, racing his Mustang and yellow Camaro “dragster” which was named “Johns Weekend Toy” and his retirement project the building from the ground up a 1923 “T Bucket” . John moved to Spokane in 2014, where he enjoyed RV’ing with his second family and spent many weeks enjoying the country side. John requested that any donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Organization in his Father’s name: John U. Wells, SR.