Charles "Jack" Wells RIP


#1

I am very sad to inform the group of the recent passing of our good friend Jack Wells. I don’t know any more details at this time, but Jack will be greatly missed.


#2

Very sad to hear! What a loss to our community!
Jack was a great guy and I will really miss him!

My thoughts are with his wife and family.


#3

Many years back, 1993 comes to mind, Jack and I had tables next to each other in the “basement” at Chicago…my oldest son, 5 years old at the time, was with me; James brought home a lot of freebies courtesy of Jack. Jack was at SLICS in 2014, as were both my sons…Jack and James spent some time reminiscing…

R.I.P., Sergeant Major…

Randy


#4

My long standing trading partner of twenty five years.
I will never forget you my friend.

Rest In Peace

Dave Rayner


#5

The sad news hit me. Unfortunately I never met Jack, but from the communication we had too many years ago I see him as a true friend and real gentleman. R.I.P

Hans


#6

R.I.P. Soldier. Jack was a true Southern Gentleman who welcomed me with open arms years ago when I was in the area on a business trip. We had talked and traded before, Pre-Internet, and what a treat it was to see his collection and hear some great stories. Sadly, although I moved to his home state only a few years ago, I never was able to make the 2.5 hour trip to Fayetteville to see him again. I suspected his health was failing as our communication became more sporadic… Jack served his country with honor and I am sure the soldiers at Ft. Bragg will accord him every honor at his internment…

A sad day today, losing a friend and 4 fellow Marines in a terrorist attack in Tennessee…

AKMS


#7

If you were to search, gentleman, Christian, Patriot, Viet Nam vet, 7.62 x 39 collector or someone who I was honored to share my birth day with (4/15)…you would see Jack’s photo. I missed him the last couple SLICS (but he never missed sending birthday wishes)

He’s in my IAA HOF (Hall of Fame)

I would say God Bless…but I know he was.

Pepper


#8

Sad news, Jack was a rare character.


#9

I have never met him in person but have always heard what a great, kind man he was. Sucks when the world looses great humans like, Jack. Sending non-stop, positive prayers and vibes to him, his family and all of his many friends.

Jason


#10

Rest In Peace Soldier, You was one of my 7.62x39 mentors, I will miss you very much.


#11

Jack grew up up on the southeast North Carolina coast in a town called Kure Beach which is right next door to a civil war battlefield area at Fort Fisher. As a kid, he and friends usd to hunt for artifacts around the battlefield. I understand that he had quite a collection of civil war era ordnance and was quite knowledgeable in this subject. It was not my area of interest, so i never asked much about it…

AKMS


#12

He was also into digging up shore fossils and shark teeth! He met my very little (at the time) daughter at the Morgantown/Denver show and she expressed an interest in old sharks teeth. A few weeks later a box of about 15 pounds of them showed up at the door!


#13

Shore fossils and shark teeth are my new hobby, since moving to coastal NC… I shall carry on in Jack’s memory…

AKMS


#14

He was a neat guy, I’ll will miss him.

Rest in Peace Sgt. Maj.


#15

RIP Jack. Sorry I can’t add much more.