Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


March 6, 2014

David P. Wellman - 1941-2014

ARGILLITE — David P. Wellman, 73, of Argillite, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at his home while under the care of Community Hospice and with his wife and family at his side.

David was born March 8, 1941, in Ashland, a son the late Charlie and Myra Prince Wellman. He was also preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Denny Smalley and Jack Stidham Sr.; and a grandson, Justin Paul Clifton.

David was a lifetime member of Greenup VFW Post 1168 and a member of American Legion Post 43 in Raceland and AMVETS Post 95 in Greenup. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Judith Ann Hay Wellman; two sons, Jody (Janice) Tackett and David O. Wellman, both of Greenup; four daughters, Judy Marie Hatten of Ironton, Ohio, Billie Jo Neace of South Point, Ohio, Callie (Kim) Tackett of Greenup and Crystal (Richard) Sparks of Greenup; four brothers, Bob (Shirley) Wellman of Greenup, Leroy Wellman of Argillite, Chuck (Cody) Wellman of Wurtland and Tony Wellman of Greenup; five sisters, Faye Stidham of Argillite, Monnie Kay Smalley of Peru, Ind., Nadine (Bert) Boggs of Argillite, Beverly (Jim) Salley of Argillite and Sue Wellman of Argillite; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Pastor Lloyd Baldridge. Burial will in Wellman Cemetery at Hunnewell.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and an hour before services Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

Condolences may be sent to reedfuneralhome.us.

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