Daniel Wells, Jr., “Danny or DJ”, 54, of Portsmouth, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his home. He was born December 19, 1963 in Portsmouth, a son of Wilta Faye Smith Wells of Portsmouth and the late Daniel Wells.
Danny was an 18 year employee of Glockner Honda/Toyota where he worked as a Service Advisor. He studied drafting at the former SCJVS and he was a Valley High School graduate. Danny had formerly attended Cedar Street Church of Christ in Christian Union. An avid OSU Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds fan, Danny also volunteered for many years with the St. Mary’s International Festival Car Show.
Surviving are his mother, Wilta Faye Smith Wells, with whom he made his home; aunts and uncles, Patty (Alan) Oxley of Tampa, FL and Forrest (JoAnn) Smith of Cincinnati and their families.
A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Rev. Gary Heimbach officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Daniel gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.
Cedar Street Church of Christ in Christian Union
4205 Cedar Street, New Boston OH 45662