Ralph Gordon Wells

1938 – 2020

Ralph Wells

Ralph was born on November 29, 1938 to Lillian and Arthur Wells.  Ralph passed away June 18, 2020.

He is predeceased by two siblings Richard and Patty, also his daughter Kimberly Lawrence.

Ralph and his wife Margaret (Maggie) had the gift of a beautiful loving marriage for 65 years.  He is survived by wife Maggie, his daughter Julie and husband Kim, his son Spike and wife Nancy, nine grandchildren, Ben, Aimee, Cameron, Adam, Anna, Jordan, Austin, Gunner and Alana and six great grandchildren; Maggie, Emma, Regan, Hank, Grace and Will.  Also survived by his brothers Duane and wife Gert , Kenney and wife Cindy and many nieces, nephews, cousins.

Ralph started his landscaping business Ralph Landscaping in Bellevue in 1961, he later added a retail nursery R&R Nursery and his children and grandchildren were all involved at some time in the business throughout the years.

Ralph was a loving, gentle and patient man who planted his own special garden of life as he took endless care of those he loved and left many beautiful memories for those he leaves behind.  He possessed a quick wit and great sense of humor.  He always had that twinkle in his eye.

He enjoyed the great outdoors, fishing with his daughters, son, grandchildren and the hunting trips with his son, grandsons and many special sportsman, friends.  His daughters especially loved the trips in the back of the pick-up to the Canadian and Washington Lakes.

He enjoyed his little granddaughters and even took them for an unforgettable night to the Bellevue Club for the Grampa and Granddaughter dance.

Ralph passed suddenly with a heart condition.  He spent his last day on earth fishing with his boyhood friend Les Donner and his son Brian doing what he loved.  Thanks to Les and Brian for making that possible.

A celebration of life due to the current pandemic will be postponed and planned for the Summer of 2021.  If you would like notification please send email to Julie (daughter) at email address:  julieereg@hotmail.com.  Or call 425-214-2877.

Ralph leaves behind a loving family and many unforgettable special friends,  He will remain in our hearts forever.

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