The family of Carl Wellman are mourning his passing on July 5, 2018. He was 75 years old.
He died at home after a bravely fought battle with cancer with his family at his side.
Carl was preceded in death by his parents, John and Edna Reffitt Wellman Sr.; an infant daughter, Marissa Wellman; and two brothers.
Carl served in the Marines. He worked as a banker and chimney sweep but spent most of his career as an engineer for CSX transportation from which he retired after 25 years.
He was a devoted Christian and family man and will be missed by all who love him.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Darnell Wellman; four sons, Jon Wellman and his wife Jamy, Michael Wellman and his wife Allyson, Dustin Wellman and Shane Wellman; three daughters, Linda Reeder and her husband Steve, Betty Crawford and her husband Glenn and Kim Crabtree; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters.
A memorial service will be Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Preston Family Funeral Home by Brother Jason Plummer.
Visitation will be from noon until service time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carl's honor to the American Cancer Society (cancer.org).
Published on July 9, 2018