Mr. Wellings was born in Boston and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. After 20 years in the U.S. Navy and living in several places, he settled in California and started his own certified public accountant business.
He was in partnership with his son, Bruce, in two companies: Wellings & Company, certified public accountants, and Wellings Wealth Care, financial advisors. He continued to work until March, 2012. He and his wife enjoyed traveling and playing golf I their leisure time.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Peggy Gills Wellings; sons Bruce Wellings of Redwood City and Tim Wellings of Spring Branch, Texas, daughter Cindy Wellings Hayes of Sacramento; nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Menlo Park Rotary Foundation, P.O. Box 876, Menlo Park, CA 94026; USNA Foundation, 25 Maryland Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401, or the American Heart Association.
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