Obituary for Marcus Wells, 59

December 18,1961 To August 06,2021,

5-7 PM, Monday, August 9, 2021 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette.

Funeral Services
10 AM, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette.

Missouri Veterans Cemetery - Jacksonville

American Legion Post 273

Marc Wells, 59, of Fayette, MO passed away August 6, 2021, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, after a short battle with cancer. Marcus Ray Wells was born December 18, 1961 in Hannibal, MO, a son to the late Dewey C. and Ruth (Turnbough) Wells, Sr. Marc graduated from Fayette High School with the class of 1980. Following graduation, Marc enlisted with the U.S. Army and served for two years. He was honorably discharged in 1983. On September 9, 1989, Marc married Janet Dooley in Salisbury, MO. Together, they’ve enjoyed nearly 32 years of marriage. Marc worked several jobs throughout his career, primarily working as a truck driver in the agriculture industry. There wasn’t a thing Marc couldn’t fix or didn’t know how to do. He was a skilled carpenter and an able mechanic. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Marc was a huge Kansas City Chiefs and St Louis Cardinals fan. He also loved dancing and spending time with his grandchildren. Marc was a member of Fayette American Legion Post 273 and currently serving on the Fayette City Council. Survivors include his wife, Janet Wells, of the home; son, Zach (Laura) Dooley of St. Louis, MO; daughter, Caitlin (Josef McCloud) Wells of Salisbury, MO; two grandchildren, Aurelia and Felix; six siblings, Fred (Jane) Craig of Fayette, Del (Brenda) Wells of Rocheport, Dewey (Wendy) Wells, Jr. of Columbia, MO, Winston (Radonna) Wells of Columbia, MO, Dakota (Mackenzie) Wells of Fayette and Cheyenne (Andy) Cook of Fayette; and mother-in-law, Marge Dooley of Salisbury. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to his parents, Marc was preceded in death by a nephew, Jonas Craig and his father-in-law, Melvard Dooley. Visitation will be 5-7 PM, Monday, August 9, 2021 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette. Funeral for Mr. Wells will be 10 AM, Tuesday, August 10 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Jackman officiating. Burial with full military honors will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville following the service. Memorial contributions are suggested to Fayette American Legion Post 273, in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 174 Hwy. 5 & 240 N., Fayette, MO 65248.