Wells served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in England, Italy and Austria. He had a lifelong interest in baseball, both as a player and as a coach and supporter of his son and many other area players.
His occupations included being self-employed in the timber business, real estate, and retired as an investor.
Surviving are his children, Wells Heath III of Paducah, Dede Culp of Paducah, and Rebecca Cromwell of Benton; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Morgan Heath; a sister, Kathleen Heath Molloy; and his parents, Wells Heath Sr., and Mable Brooks Heath.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church Rev. Gregory Waldrop will officiate the memorial service. Visitation will begin after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Contributions may be made to Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church, 300 Fountain Avenue, Paducah, KY 42001.
Messages of sympathy may be left at www.milnerandorr.com.