James Donald Wells III (J.D. ’77)

James (Jim) Donald Wells III
May 4, 1952 – March 7, 2023
James (Jim) Donald Wells III, age 70, passed away on March 7th, 2023. in San Antonio, Texas. An avid golfer and dog lover, Jim enjoyed traveling, golf cart rides with his dog Nala, and spending time with his granddaughters.

He was a graduate of The University of Texas with a degree in business and a member of FIJI. After graduating from UT, Jim obtained a J.D. from The University of Houston Law School. He went onto pursue a career in finance as a broker for Lincoln Financial Group for over 20 years where he received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Betty and James Donald Wells Jr.; grandparents, Alba & James Donald Wells Sr. and Grace & Herbert Fields. He is reunited again with his dogs Rocky, Tenley, and Nala.

He is survived by his sons; Colin (Jennifer) and Taylor (Allie); grandchildren; Madison and London; sisters, Dona Leeman (Mike), Martha Wells, and Christi Lea (Bruce); nieces and nephews, Lindsey and Mason Leeman, Brittany Lollis (Brandon), and Brylyn Lea; great niece, Lottie Lollis; and grand dogs Reagor and Lemmy.

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