September 15, 1994 ~ May 4, 2020

Born in: Greenville, South Carolina
Resided in: Lawrenceville, Georgia

Kevin Anthony Wells, age 25, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away in Atlanta, GA on Monday, May 4, 2020. He was born in Greenville, SC on September 15, 1994.

Kevin was preceded in death by grandparents Harold Bennett Arnold and Annette Freeman Arnold of Birmingham, AL; and Edsel Wells of Birmingham, AL. He is survived by his mother, Paula Denise Arnold Wells of Lawrenceville, GA; father, Larry Eugene Wells of Birmingham, AL; sister, Rhonda Renee Wells of Middlebury, VT; brother, Adam Michael Wells of Atlanta, GA; grandmother, Rose Ella Morein (Edsel) Wells of Birmingham, AL; and his little dog, Emma.

Kevin is survived by aunts and uncles DeVon Arnold Purvis (Robert) McDaniel of Hueytown, AL; Michael Dale Arnold of Gulf Shores, AL; Edsel Joseph Wells (Susan) of Mountain Brook, AL; John Reuel Wells (Denise) of Powder Springs, GA; Mary Claire Wells (Andrew) Griffith of Birmingham, AL. He is also survived by first cousins Brian Lee Purvis of Clay, AL; Jeremy Wayne Purvis (Brittany) of Margaret, AL; Matthew Keith Purvis (Julia) of Lexington, SC; Edsel Joseph Wells, Jr. of Mountain Brook, AL; Emily Grace Wells of Homewood, AL; Samuel John Wells of Powder Springs, GA; Jade Cara Shuck of Los Angeles, CA; Andrew Clyde Griffith of Birmingham, AL; Edward Wells Griffith (Jessica) of Mountain Brook, AL; Byron Sloan Griffith, III (Courtney) of Marietta, GA; and Claire Griffith Collins (Matthew) of Brookhaven, GA.

Kevin graduated from Peachtree Ridge High School (2012) and attended classes at Georgia Gwinnett College. He was an ardent fan of Auburn University football and enjoyed watching a wide variety of sports. He loved spending time with family and friends, traveling, multiplayer X Box games, and attending Auburn football games with his father and brother. He made many friends during his short life and was loved by many.

Funeral services at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046, 770-277-4550 on Saturday, May 9, 2020 will be limited to immediate family only. A public memorial for Kevin will be scheduled for a later date.

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  1. Denise and family,
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the lose of your beautiful son Kevin. Sending love, prayers, and light your way during this difficult time.

    Natalie Osborn (Landon)

  2. Larry and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May our “Almighty Father” bless and hold you and your loved ones in his arms and give you strength!

  3. CandleImageRest In Peace Kevin you were a beautiful soul to know and you will continue to be a beautiful angel❤️

  4. Larry, dear … Lee and I can not imagine the grief you must have at this time. Not knowing your beautiful son, I can relate in that I have two children who are about his age that have health concerns as well. We will lift you and your family up to Him for comfort during this most painful time. Know Kevin is with Him … and you will see him and Him again. With love, Lee and Yvonne Maddox Roderick

  5. CandleImageMy deepest condolences. Kevin I love and miss you buddy. Fly high sweet angel❤️ Best friends till the end.

  6. were the life of the party.You definitely made me smile everytime you were around.💚

  7. CandleImageThere are just no words to express my sorrow for all of you at this time. I’m so glad that Kevin was a part of my families life. We will all truly miss him and his great big wonderful smile!
    Love to you all!

  8. Dear Larry,
    John and I send sincere sympathy on the passing of your beautiful son, Kevin. May God grant him eternal life and may He embrace you with courage, strength and peace. Youudare in my thoughts and prayers.
    Kay Gaudin Sullivan

  9. CandleImageDenise and Larry,
    Our condolences and prayers go out to you and your family.
    We will miss you Kevin! RIP
    Fred and Gerry

  10. Larry, so sorry for your loss..hope someday we all will be reunited with family and friends..take care

  11. CandleImageLarry, With deepest sympathy for you and your family, “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal”. Stay strong brother and know that Kevin’s memory will forever be with you.

  12. Larry & Denise,

    I can’t even imagine the grief you both feel at loss of your very young handsome son. I pray to the Divine Mother to give you the strength and wisdom to go thru this difficult time in your lives. No words can ease your pain but only time will. Have faith and She will help you out.

  13. CandleImageFrom Andrew Kevin I didn’t know u for long but your spirit is so uplifting that I grew a bond with u so quick. This hurts so much I’m gonna miss u Kevin I love ya bro fly high I’m gonna always miss u.!

  14. CandleImageKevin became one of my best friends while I was in Alabama for a short 3 months on a work internship… truly amazing guy.
    Much love ❤️

  15. CandleImageHappy Thanksgiving son! Your usual presence eating turkey will be greatly missed today. You are probably having Chipotle up there in Heaven.

  16. CandleImageHappy New Year’s Son! I wish we both could be in Orlando to watch Auburn play Northwestern! Miss you and love you!

  17. CandleImageIt has been a long 9 months since you passed. I miss you more each day. This Sunday I am sure you will be watching Superbowl LV pulling for your favorite QB Mahomes versus old man Brady!

  18. Happy Saint Patrick’s day! I hope you and Marty have finally met and are up there in Heaven enjoying some Green Beer!

  19. Hello Son! Well it is Good Friday and you are up there with our Lord Jesus Christ who died for our sins. How fortunate that you can thank Him personally! Put in a good word for your family and friends!

  20. Our Savior the Lord Jesus Christ has risen! Lucky you to be with him in Heaven. Tomorrow I will be visiting your brother Adam. We will be thinking of you. It has been 11 months since you passed. I miss you more and more each day.

  21. CandleImageHey Kev! One year ago, today you passed away. I wan’t you to know that we all miss you and wish you were here with us. But sadly you aren’t, but i’m sure you’re doing good up there. I’m sure we will always have you in our heart. We miss you. Happy one-year anniversary Kev.

  22. CandleImageSon, as Clara said, it has been one year since you passed. I think of you daily. I love you and miss you very, very much! Rest in Peace up there with our Lord Jesus Christ!

  23. CandleImageWell Son, tomorrow is Father’s Day. It is the 2nd one we will have missed. The daily pain of losing you has not subsided.

  24. Kevin, Auburn has their 1st tonight at Auburn. Wish you were here! I’m sure you will be watching from up there in Heaven.

  25. Kev, tomorrow is Thanksgiving! Wish you were here to go with me to Granny’s. She turned 93 three weeks ago. She still talks about the last time you visited her 4 weeks before you passed away.

  26. Happy New Years Son! Had you been here last night I know where you would have been, if in Georgia, ditto!

  27. Granny passed away yesterday as I am sure you are aware. Getting to be more of yawl up there than us down here.

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