Randall (Randy) Lee Wells, died in Lawrenceville, GA on December 4th, 2018 at the age of 61.
Randy is survived by his wife, Linda Estes Wells, of Snellville, GA; brother-in-law, Andrew D. Estes of Huntsville, AL; mother, Florence M. Wells; sister, Debbie Phillips (Paul) of Marietta, GA; nieces, Samantha Johnson (Bobby) of Marietta, GA, Jamie Phillips of Carmel, IN, Leanne Mitchell (Gray) of Atlanta, GA and Robyn Finley of Signal Mountain, TN. Randy was preceded in death by his father, Louis J. Wells, Jr., his sister, Susan Finley and his mother-in-law, Louise M. Estes.
Randy was born on March 13th, in Orange County, CA to Louis J. Wells, Jr. and Florence M. Wells. Randy’s family moved from Anaheim, CA to Independence, MO, and then to Atlanta, GA in 1970 where he resided for most of his remaining life.
Randy attended Henderson High School in Chamblee, GA where he excelled in wrestling as a state champion. Randy was always active in sports throughout his young adult life; football, baseball, dirt bike racing, motorcycles and downhill skiing in CO. Randy was a Boy Scout and completed his Eagle Scout rank.
Randy’s career started with AT&T, Scientific Atlanta, T-One and several cable and electrical companies, before he became self-employed at home repair, prior to retiring.
Randy was very creative and excelled at his hobbies; stained glass artwork, cooking and helping his mother-in-law, Louise, with her gardening. Randy had several rescue dogs throughout his life and he loved each one of them very much.
Randy met his wife, of 19 years, Linda Estes Wells, in Atlanta, GA. Randy and Linda met July 11th, on a blind date and were married the following year on August 28th. Randy was devoted to Linda and his mother-in-law, Louise M. Estes, and of course his loving mother, Florence (Flo) Wells. Linda and Randy shared a love for NASCAR racing, were avid GA football fans and loved spending time with their family and friends.
Randy had many friends and “buddy’s” throughout his life of which he stayed in touch with and many whom he relied on for support during his later years. Ken Walls remained his closest childhood friend. Randy’s family is very grateful for all the support from his friends during the past year. Randy will be missed most for his sense of humor, unfiltered opinions and adventurous spirit.
A gathering of friends and family for a celebration of life will be held at the Local No. 7 restaurant, 2316 Main Street, Tucker, GA 30084, on December 13, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Atlanta Humane society.
Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.