On Tuesday, November 17, Elijah Wells, loving father of four children passed away at the age of 74.
Elijah was born August 19, 1947 in Harlem, New York to Ealy and Lula Mae Benbow Wells but was raised in Sumter, South Carolina. He served in the United States Marine Corps for 6 years.
Elijah had a passion for writing. He also loved gardening, His greatest love came from music and he was an avid collector of albums. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit.
Elijah was preceded in death by his father Ealy and his mother Lula Mae.
He is survived by his four children Gregory, Douglas, Warren, and Elijah, his brothers Bobby, Isaac, and Sylvester, sisters Patsy and Barbara, several cousins, nieces and nephews, and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be 10:30 AM Tuesday November 24, 2020 at Jacksonville National Cemetery 4083 Lannie Rd Jacksonville, Florida 32218. Please gather at Lane 1. Flowers or donations may be sent to 2121 Spires Ave Jacksonville, Florida 32209.