WELLS, George William passed away peacefully at his home in Nicholson, BC on October 7, 2016. He was born at London, Ontario on November 1, 1935 and his family moved to Golden in 1946 when he was around 13 years old.
In his teens he worked for Casey Wong delivering groceries and also for Milum’s Dairy. He met Betty in 1954 and they were married soon after. He worked at Franzen’s sawmill, then in the bush running bulldozers for years. After which he worked at Evan’s Products until he retired.
George loved fishing and hunting and telling stories. The last five years he drove the hang-gliders up Mount 7 for Hugo and Scott.
George is survived by daughters, April (Doug) and Georgia; son, Wade; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren; sisters, Jackie (Bert), Patsy (Cam), Geri (Ron); brother, Dan and nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be to the Friends of the Golden District Hospital.
Online condolences can be sent through George`s obituary at www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.