He was born on Aug. 6, 1944 in Kansas.
Mr. Bell is survived by his mother and step-father, Virginia Guffin Zell and Don Zell; daughter, Diana Hernandez; sister, Julie Brack; brothers, Jack Bell and Rev. Jerry Bell; three grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Verlin Bell; wife, Sadie Bell (Senaida Maestas); brother, John Bell and grandparents.
The funeral service was conducted on Friday, July 13 at 2 p.m. at Friendly Baptist Church with Rev. R. B. Hulsey, Rev. Trey Jones, and Rev. Barry Gay officiating.
Interment followed in the Greenwood Cemetery.
The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: James Bell, Lonnie Nale, Giovanni Garcia and Jerome Smith.
Condolences can be sent to the family by signing the online guestbook at gammagefh.com.
The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.