James H. “Rock” Wells, 66, of Indianapolis, died Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Indianapolis.

He was born on May 17, 1955, in Madison, Indiana, to Harold and Anna Jo Wells. He was a graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Kentucky University. He married Susan G. Mather and was owner and operator of Indiana Timber & Tie for more than 10 years. He was a member of the National Hardwood Lumber Association and a Mason. He enjoyed baseball and coached several fall travel teams.

Survivors include his wife, Susan G. Wells of Indianapolis; two sons, Taylor and Anthony Wells; an adopted daughter, Mia Sulaiman; a sister, Mary Royalty; and an aunt, four nieces and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gary Wells.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the IU Health Simon Cancer Center and/or the Ft. Benjamin YMCA. Online condolences, www.shirleybrothers.com.