Thomas WellsWho is best known for singing on a lot of talent competition shows including “X Factor”, Matt… She Learned TMZ.
Thomas passed away earlier this month after having an accident while working at a tire manufacturing plant in Oklahoma…according to his wife, Jessica Wells.
We were told that a part of Thomas’ body had been caught in a machine, described to us as an automated conveyor belt type of machine that didn’t stop, and was urgently taken to a nearby hospital in Idabel, OK.
Thomas’ wife says he was flown to a larger hospital in Tyler, Texas…because doctors thought Tyler’s specialists might be able to help him.
In the end, he tells us that Thomas died in hospital in Tyler on November 13.
You may have seen Thomas sing with his heart out on TV… He has appeared in “America’s Got Talent” as well as “The Voice” and “The Winner Is”… as well as “The X Factor”.
Thomas got into music at a young age, and taught himself to play instruments by ear and sing choral at church and school in Oklahoma. He mostly sang hymns and contemporary music.
His wife of 17 years remembers him as a unique person who always had a smile on his face and tried to make people laugh. She says that he sometimes shied away from singing and didn’t mind highlighting.