Carl D. “Dude” Bell
Carl D. “Dude” Bell, 87 formerly of Irish Ridge Road, East Liverpool, died on Friday, December 2, 2011 at the Calcutta Health Care following a brief illness. He was born in Wellsville, Ohio on November 19, 1924 and was a son of the late Okey Ross and Jemimah Millicent Canary Bell.
Living his entire life in this area, he worked as a foreman in the Agriculture Department at the former Crucible Steel. He was a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church in Calcutta; a member of the Masonic Lodge 180 in Wellsville, Scottish Rite of Steubenville and the Shriners. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving with the Seabees during World War II.
His first wife: LaVada Scott Bell preceded him in death.
Also preceding him in death were four brother and two sisters.
His second wife: Joyce L. Betteridge Bell, whom he married on November 19, 1983 survives him at home.
Also surviving him are his children: Victoria A. Bell Baughman of East Liverpool, OH Deborah D. Smith and her husband Warren of Rogers, OH, Thomas A Miller and his wife Sandra D. of Nashville, TN, Timothy E. Miller and his wife Dana of Gainsville, VA and Matthew K. Miller and his wife Brooke of Columbus, IN; ten grandchildren: Briston C. Baughman and his wife Kathy, Jenna M. Baughman, Brandon K. Baughman, David Andrew Smith and his wife Angie, Thomas E. Miller, Melissa K. Miller, Samuel A. Miller, Kendall R. Miller, Timothy “Eli” Miller and Nolan M. Miller as well as two great grandchildren: Isabelle Louise Smith and Annalee Bell Baughman.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, December 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Steve Huskey of Destiny House Assembly of God officiating. The Tri State Burial Group and the West Virginia National Guard Honor Detail will accord Military Honors.
Burial will follow in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8PM. Masonic Services will be held at 7:30PM.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: SouthernCare Hospice, 5401 Ashley Circle, Suite E, Austintown, OH 44515, Church of God, 926 West 8th Street, East Liverpool, OH 43920 or Destiny House Assembly of God, 49345 Calcutta Smith Ferry Road, Calcutta, OH 43920.