Obituary of Steven Wells

Steven Earl Wells

Steven Earl Wells, age 69, a resident of Arma, Kansas, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the Via Christ Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas.  He was born April 8, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas, the son of Kenneth Earl Wells and Ruth Fidelia Culler Wells.  Steven graduated from the Ft. Scott High School.  He married Patricia Ann Johnston Judy on July 20, 1979, in Ft. Scott, Kansas.  In earlier years, Steve worked for Comstock Lumber Company.  In 1987, he started his own design/drafting business, Design Tech, which was still in operation until his passing.  Steve was an active member of the Bible Believers Baptist Church in Oronogo, Missouri where he served as church treasurer and door greeter.  Steve enjoyed playing the banjo and fishing as well as going on drives and attending car shows.


Survivors include his wife, Patsy, of the home; and two children, Jamie Judy (Julie), of Ft. Scott, Kansas and Melissa Love (Galen), Independence, Kansas; and seven grandchildren, Nicklous, Garrett, Hannah, Jake, Caelie, Will and Nate.  Also surviving are a brother, Dwayne Wells (Sally), of Ft. Scott and two sisters, Faith Varner (Steve), of Ft. Scott and Kathy Wells, of Pittsburg.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Warren Wells and a sister, Lorie Wells.


Brother Bradley Friesen will conduct funeral services at 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 8th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Private burial will follow in the Deerfield Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Thursday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Memorials are suggested to the Steve Wells Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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