Ronald R. Wells
Ronald R. Wells, age 72, of Erie, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital, surrounded by family.
He was born in Erie on December 20, 1950, a son to the late Howard Wells and Virginia Woods.
Ron attended McDowell High School and worked as a Quality Control Inspector for many years, traveling to many places including South Korea, Ghana, Africa, Russia and Pakistan. He loved cars, especially yellow corvettes, attending car shows, and had a collection of model cars. He won several awards for cleanest corvette. Ron was known as ‘Race Car Ron’ by many people for attending “Buggin’ State”, a burn out a race up the hill of State Street. He also enjoyed biking and cross country skiing.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his stepfather, Russell Walters; a grandson, Ryan Wells; a brother, Eddie Wells; and a brother-in-law, Tom Trexler.
He is survived by two daughters, Veronica Wells (Chuck) and Jessica Fehl (Rob); four grandchildren, Hunter Fehl (Mollee), Ella Fehl, Austin Zimmer, and Zackary Wells (Damenica); four great-grandchildren, Brenton, Bryton, Bearon, and Joyann Wells; two sisters, Verna Trexler and Bonnie Johnson (Doug); two step-sisters, Alice Babe and Tomijean Wuerstle (Tom). He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are entrusted to Burton Quinn-Scott Funeral Home, West Ridge, 3801 West 26th St., Erie.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.