Jimmie Dale Wells, 58, of Granite City, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at his home with family by his side.
He was born August 22, 1956, in Mount Vernon.
He is survived by one son, Robert Wells of New York; his mother, Carolyn Wells of Granite City; and two sisters, Patricia Powell and Lisa Caldwell, both of Granite City. He is also survived by four nieces, Stacie (Kevin) Perigo, Jamie Fisk, Stephanie (Fred) SanSoucie and Amber Morlen, all of Granite City; five great-nieces and five great-nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Cleo L. Wells.
Jim was an avid race car fan, and enjoyed fishing, along with many other hobbies.
The family will hold a memorial service from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Calvary Baptist Church, 3000 Washington Ave. in Granite City. Services will be officiated by Chaplain Greg Stafford, Director of Pastoral Care, MMC Springfield.
Jim’s remains will be escorted by Chaplain Greg Stafford via motorcycle for his last ride to Donoho Prairie Cemetery, Texico, Ill., for burial by his father and grandparents following the service.
Flowers will be accepted at the church along with donations for final funeral expenses.
Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at www.wojstrom.com.