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Otis Wells, 87, of Danville, passed away at Hawthorne Inn with family by his side on Oct. 23, 2016. Otis was born Sept. 26, 1929, in Richmond, Ky., the son of John Richie and Mary Elizabeth (Eades) Wells.
Otis married Elizabeth Ann Marshall on June 9, 1951 she passed away on April 6, 1990, he than married Edith I. Fiser on Oct. 2, 1993 she passed away on Dec. 20, 2003. Otis married Christine Rothwell on July 3, 2004 she survives.
Surviving Otis are his three children, Sharon Brennan, Marshall (Ann) Wells and Lesli (Bill Tucker) Cottrell; six grandchildren; Kerri, Curtis, Sara, Ryan, Bradley and Tyler; nine great-grandchildren, Kayla, Landon, Alane, Austin, Brooke, Chandler, Mia, Avery and Danny; one sister-in-law, Shirley Wells; and his nieces and nephews.
Otis was preceded in death by his parents, two wives, and one brother and sisters, Junita Risk, Leon Wells, JoNell Turner, Altha Hutchinson, Elizabeth Luth and Richard Wells.
Otis owned and operated Crown Cleaners for over 32 years. He enjoyed playing shuffle board, fishing, Otis also was a big Kentucky basketball fan. Most of all spending time with his family and friends was the most enjoyable for him.
A Celebration of Otis's life will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. at Sunset Funeral Home, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Officiating will be Pastor Mark Keiser. Entombment at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Nov. 7, 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family asked that donations be made in Otis's name to Alzheimer's Association, Ridge View Baptist Church or Danville Humane Society.
Please join Otis's family in sharing memories, video and pictures on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 4, 2016
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