Royce Vernon “Tinkie” Wells
November 9, 1943- March 15, 2014
Royce Vernon “Tinkie” Wells, 70, of Prince Frederick passed away March 15, 2014 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He was born November 9, 1943 in Owings to David Samuel and Dora (Taylor) Wells. Tinkie was raised in Owings and attended Fairview Elementary and Calvert High School. He enlisted in the United States Army and served overseas in Vietnam. Tinkie married Linda Jean Meyers on March 23, 1968 and they lived in Owings. He was employed in the Carpenters Union 132, retiring in September 1996. He was an avid Washington Redskins and Baltimore Orioles fan. Tinkie loved golf, going on walks, driving around, playing slot machines, bowling, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother David Wells. Tinkie is survived by his wife Linda Wells of Prince Frederick, and children Johnny Wells (Christine) of Prince Frederick, Wayne Wells (Caryn) of Port Republic, and Cathy Pickerall (Willie) of Prince Frederick. Also surviving are grandchildren Taylor, Matthew, Laney, Bailey, and Dylan; sisters Mary Hoile of Owings, Frances (Fred) Johnson of Easton, and Helen Hufstetler of Albany, GA, brothers Leslie Wells (Anne) of Annapolis, and Hugh Wells (Diane) of Luray, VA, and ten nieces and nephews.
Thursday, March 20, 2014