Official Obituary of

Roscoe Linwood Wells

November 6, 1953 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Roscoe Wells Obituary

Roscoe Linwood Wells, 70, of Waynesboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at his home. He was born in Waynesboro on November 6, 1953, a son of the late Randolph E. Wells, Sr. and Fannie F. Wells.

Roscoe was a graduate of Waynesboro High School where he played baseball and football. Also during his younger years he participated in little league baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, and even played for a team in Avon, VA.  He was an avid football, baseball, and basketball fan, some of his favorite teams were the Washington Commanders, the University of Virginia Cavilers, the New York Yankees, and the Philadelphia 76ers.  Roscoe worked for G.E. and later as a warehouse worker with Vector. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Taking walks, working on word search books, and watching sports were a few of his favorite hobbies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Rebecca Wells and George Wells.

Survivors include his siblings: Randolph Wells, Jr. of Michigan , Russell Wells, Elizabeth Powell and her husband, Chris, Paula Wells and his adoptive sister/ niece, Tiffany Wells all of Waynesboro; sister-in-law, Gale Wells; nieces and nephews: Reggie Wells, Angela Winstead, Daryl Washington, Atoysha Wells-Bassene, Kindra Washington, Russell Wells Jr., Randia Wells, Terrance Wells , Kevin Wells, Stephanie Wells, and Sierra Wells; 25 great nieces and nephews; aunts: Ruby Dillard, Bernice Jackson and her husband, Alvin and Allene Jackson and her husband, John Russell; as well as a number of cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11am on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 234 Shiloh Ave, Waynesboro with The Rev. Dr. Waren Dawkins officiating.  Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery. A Repast will be held at the church following the committal at the cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Patrick Jackson, Jr., Daryl Washington, Michael Baker, Spence Howard, Kevin Wells, Torrance Hailstalk, Merlin Stewart, and Russell Wells, Jr.

Honorary Pallbearers and Flower Bearers will be Roscoe’s nieces.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 from 6pm until 8pm at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Donald Lee, the staff at Augusta Health, Augusta Health Palliative Care, Dr. Christopher C. Heck and the team with Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah, nurse, Nadia Brown, and Amanda Wilson for their loving care of Roscoe and his family.

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March 13, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Charlton and Groome Funeral Home
619 Lifecore Drive
Fishersville, VA 22939

Funeral Service
March 14, 2024

11:00 AM
Shiloh Baptist Church
234 Shiloh Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980


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