America's Fallen Hero's
SFC. Sean W. Wells
To Sean Wayne Wells, the entire world was a stage. An expressive, optimistic, and uninhibited individual, he was a performer in the theater of life. To everyone around him, he seemed to be eternally happy, and he willingly shared that joy with anyone whose life he touched. For Sean, bringing out the best in any situation was as easy as offering a smile, a witty remark or the twinkle of an eye. And with just those simple gestures, he could evoke the most pleasant of emotions. Sean really mastered the art of living and had great fun in doing so.
Sean was born on August 30, 1978 at Martin Luther King Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. His parents were James and Maria Wells. Sean was raised in Placentia, CA and Mexico. Even as a child, Sean had the ability to lift the spirits of all those around him. He was raised to be warm, caring and friendly. He couldn’t help but capture everyone’s attention. He was definitely a little bit of a show off, but in doing so, he succeeded in entertaining his entire family.
Sean was a soldier in the US Army. He started his military career in Air Defense at Fort Bliss. His assignements included Korea, Fort Bliss and Fort Bragg. Sean saw action for two tours in Afghanistan. Through his hard work and dedication, he achieved the rank of Sergeant 1st Class. He received several awards including a Ranger Tab, Airborne, Special Forces Tab, Bronze Star, Army Commendation, and two time Army Achievement Medal.
Sean passed away on October 7, 2013 at Fayetteville, North Carolina, due to a gun shot wound. He is survived by his son, Seth; wife, Rocio; mother, Maria; brothers, Koskani, Charlie, Alan; sisters, Jeanette and Cindy. Services were held at Palm Mortuary - Henderson. Sean was laid to rest in the Southern Nevada Veterans' Memorial Cemetery.
Sean brought joy to all of those around him. He never had a mean bone in his body. He loved to have a good time and was an eternal optimist, always looking on the bright side of things. He loved to share his energy, wit, and his zest for all of his activities with his friends and family. Sean Wayne Wells lived life to its fullest and made everyone around him happier just for knowing him. He will be remembered with a smile.