Jimmie Lee Bell
1942 - 2013
Already greatly missed, Jimmie passed after a long cancer battle at home July 13, 2013.
Born Aug. 30, 1942 in Pensacola, FL to Chester & Lois Bell (both deceased), Survived by wife, Bonnie, son David; daughters Tawnja, Traci; 6 grandchild, 5 great grandchildren; brother, Herbert "Sonny" (Andrea); nieces/nephews all over.
He joined the USAF in 1960, stationed at Sheppard AFB, was selected for an electrical program on Titan Missile silos, and played softball and volleyball, eventually becoming an electrical craftsman supervising ind/comm construction projects.
He loved fishing, boating and hunting, had a tackle box for both salt and freshwater, NW Bass Assoc member; tourneyed alot.
Jimmie fit into any crowd, had a gracious spirit, a wonderful attitude, and when people asked for help, always responded, "That's easy. If it doesn't work we will make it work." He could do anything. He loved having get-togethers. Jimmie was amazing at outdoor grilling and in the kitchen.
Memorial Svc will be at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel, 10:30am Wed July 17, 2013. The family will host a catered reception one hour prior. Donations to a cancer research org of your choice.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on July 16, 2013