BAINBRIDGE --Elton R. "Rudy" Wells, 86, of Albany, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Covenant Hospice in Pensacola, FL.

The funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Olivent officiating. Interment will follow at Greenshade Cemetery with Tony Wells, Gene Winter, Jody Wells, Steven Wells, Cory Wells, and Brad Wells serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013, prior to the funeral service at Ivey Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. Memorials may be made to Albany Community Hospice, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, GA 31707.

Mr. Wells was born November 10, 1926 in Climax, GA, the son of Robert Clanton Wells and Josephine Bates Wells. He was a graduate of Faceville High School, Class of 1943 and was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. Mr. Wells was a retired plant manager for Florida Tile Company. He was a member of Faceville Methodist Church, the Ajo Masonic Lodge, and the Elks Club.

Survivors include his son, Glenn Wells and his wife, Diana, of Gulf Breeze, FL; his daughters, Janelle Winter and her husband, Greg, of Albany, GA, Cindy Junkins and her husband, James, of Sylvester, GA, and Marcia Cumbie and her husband, Stan, of Dawson, GA; his 7 grandchildren; and his 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Edna Olivent Wells.

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