Kenneth "Ken" Wells

Kenneth “Ken” Wells

Kenneth “Ken” Wells

Kenneth “Ken” Bert Wells passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at the age of 53, due to cancer.

Ken was born on March 8, 1968, in Newport, Arkansas, to Dorothy “Cookie” Wells and the late Bert Wells. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Janie. He joined the U.S. Navy after graduating from high school in 1986, and later retired from the Naval Reserves in 2009. Ken was employed by ABB, Inc. as a Sr. Field Engineer where he worked at the Evergreen Packaging plant in Canton for the past 25 years. He loved being outdoors and riding his Goldwing motorcycle through the Blue Ridge Mountains and Great Smoky Mountains. Ken enjoyed drinking his coffee and often was referred to as a “coffee snob.” He adored and loved spending time with his four grandchildren who were the light of his life. Ken remained best friends with his U.S.S. Saratoga shipmate, Joseph K. Hall (Teresa), forming a friendship that has lasted for over 30 years. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile and his kind and compassionate spirit.

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