Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 6, 2012 11:11 am EST


EDISON — Michael Steven “Dozer” Wellman, 32, of Edison, died March 1, 2012

He was born Nov. 25, 1979, in Columbus, to Steven and Kathy (Mitchell) Wellman. He was a graduate of St. Francis DeSales where he participated in band and drama, and was attending Marion Technical College, working toward a degree in electrical engineering. He was a welder and team leader on the third shift at the weld shop at Emerson. In his youth he attained the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 507 and most recently was vice president of the Sons of Armageddon Motorcycle Club. He enjoyed hunting, target shooting, horseback riding, motorcycle riding and traveling to Alaska. He was happy, funny, had a heart of gold, would do anything for anybody and loved his daughter with all his heart.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his loving wife, Jessica, whom he married Aug. 25, 2007; daughter, Payton; siblings, Aaron (Mindy) and Katie; in-laws, Becky and Tate Morgan; maternal grandfather, Roger Mitchell; grandparents-in-law, Harold and Nicky Milligan; niece and nephew, Lance and Madison; and a host of relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 o 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Schoedinger North Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, Columbus. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery Chapel, 9571 N. High St., Lewis Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to Payton Wellman College Fund, c/o CES Credit Union, 33 London Road, Delaware, OH 43015; or CES Credit Union, P.O. Box 631, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Online contributions may be made to

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