Ivan Michael Wells



Ivan Michael Wells, 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at Embrace Hospice House of the Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach. He was born on April 25, 1943 in Columbia, South Carolina to the late Burrell & Azalea Mack Wells.

Ivan’s love for electronics lead him to a long-term, successful career in the telecommunications industry, until he retired from Toshiba American Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. With 40 years of dedication to the Masonic Lodge, Ivan became a Master Mason and was a Past Master of Acacia Lodge #39 A.F.M in Columbia. Following his relocation to Murrells Inlet area, he became active in the Pawleys Island Lodge #409. In his free time, he was an avid H.A.M radio operator with the handle, K4TXO.

Left to cherish Ivan’s memory, are his sons, Michael Wells and his wife, Victoria and David Wells and his wife, Annie, all of Myrtle Beach; his sons mother, Dorothy Covington and her husband Michael Covington of Pawleys Island; his granddaughter, Kiana, also of Myrtle Beach; his cousins, Ralph Stroman of Litchfield and Sarah Beckham of Columbia; his extended family, Patti and Bob McKown, and Terri and Don Connor; numerous nieces, nephews and devoted lifelong friends.

A Celebration of Ivan’s life will be held on Saturday April 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the Church of the Resurrection, 8901 US HWY 17 BYP, Surfside Beach, SC 29575

The family wishes to acknowledge, with heartfelt appreciation, the care and support given by Dr. James Herman, Dr. Lee Milling, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, the Medical University of South Carolina, Embrace Hospice House of the Grand Strand, and all the staff associated with these offices, during this difficult time. In addition, the family wishes to extend their gratitude to Ronald Greiser. May God bless you.

For more family information or to offer words of comfort through the online guest book, kindly visit the funeral home website at: www.burroughsfh.com

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) is honored to be assisting the Wells family.