Singer Thomas Wells, known for his performances on “X-Factor,” “America’s Got Talent,” and “The Voice,” died earlier this month in a Texas hospital. He was 46 years old.
Tire factory treadmill accident claimed Wells life, wife Jessica said TMZ.
Jessica told TMZ her husband was working at a tire factory in Oklahoma when he got stuck in an automatic treadmill that wouldn’t stop and couldn’t get help. doctors from a nearby hospital in Idabel, Oklahoma, flown to Tyler, Texas, hoping that specialists can help.
Wells’ wife posted a video of her first visit to her grave, where she shares the grief of her last moment, on Facebook. “I feel like it’s not real but I know it is,” she said in tears. “He was my best friend.
“I will always love you baby !!” she captioned the video. “You are the best man in the world !! Until we meet in heaven… you sing with the angels !! Thomas …”
“Thomas’ real passion was music” his obituary bed. “He learned to play instruments by ear on his own from an early age and sang in a choir both in school and in church.
“Thomas had an amazing voice and loved to sing hymns as well as contemporary music,” he continues. “He liked to make people laugh. He always had a smile on his face and liked to joke around and give people a hard time. He was a great artist and always became the center of attention.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jessica; parents, Ricky and Rosemary Dean; sister and brother-in-law, Brandi and Robert Williams; two nephews, Nathan and Zachary Williams; two nieces, Belle and Abbi Williams; stepfather and stepmother, Kevin and Yvonne Willis; brothers-in-law, Justin Willis, Johnathan Willis and wife, Monica; grandmother, Pat Dean; grandparents, Gayle and Bettye Shockley; step-grandparents, Jerry and Velma Johnson; uncles, Marshall Littleton, Orion Shockley and his wife Cayla, Gaylon Shockley; aunts, Linda Smith, Amber Stump and her husband Patrick, Becky Parsons and her husband Scott and a host of cousins, friends and other family members.