Russell James Wells, 70, of Jeannette died Sunday March 11,2018 at home. He was born April 10,1947 in Rocky Ford, Co., a son of the late Maurice and Grace (Seice) Wells, Sr. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his twin brother Randall and a granddaughter Bobbi Sue. Russell served in the U.S. Army and worked in maintenance at Seton Hill University. He is survived by his wife Priscilla Howe of Jeannette; siblings Maurice Wells and Peggy of NJ, Rosemarie Porter of Hempfield Twp., George Wells and Cindy of Jeannette, Gladys Hyre and Allen of OH and Thomas Wells of Jeannette. Stepchildren Robin, John, Gibby and Ron; grandchildren Amelia, Robbie, Chris, Shawn, Samantha, Laura and Ronnie; great grandchildren Hailee, JJ and Kylee, two daughters and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette. The Jeannette Combined Veterans will hold a service at 7:30PM in the funeral home. Interment is private. To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.