|Duane R. Wells, age 62 of Galesburg, Illinois formerly of Yates City, Illinois, died at 7:06 P.M. on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois.
He was born on November 15, 1950 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of James Lewis and Lorene L. Derry Wells.
Surviving are his brothers and sisters: Dianiah (William) Sherwood of Plant City, Florida; Linda Lou Cassel of Douglas, Illinois; Betty A. (Leonard Mitchell) Sornberger of Galesburg, Illinois; Floris L. (Eugene) Briggs of Gilson, Illinois; Jessie Lou Johnson of Galesburg, Illinois; James Upton Wells of Farmington, Illinois; Delbert Lee (Beth) Wells of Maquon, Illinois; Johnny Ray (Melody K.) Wells of Maquon, Illinois; and Ricky Roy (Sarah) Wells of Douglas, Illinois. Many nieces and nephews survive. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He worked as a farmhand in the area and worked for Hoffman Seed in Douglas, Illinois.
He was of the Methodist Faith. He enjoyed mushrooming and fishing.
Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Interment will be held at the Douglas Cemetery, Douglas, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the family. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com