Jeffrey Eden Bell, 51, of Oscoda died Dec. 19, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born Sept. 5, 1961 in Detroit to Curtis and Virginia Bell.
He was employed for the past 10 years as a mechanic for Kalitta Air. Before that he worked for 10 years as a fuel truck driver for Gary Oil.
He loved camping, grilling, spending time with his family and loving his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Melissa Bell of Oscoda, Nicole Manno of Saginaw and Ian Manno of Oscoda; his father, Curtis Bell of Oscoda; grandchildren Gage McLaughlin and Dayne Gaskell; and by his brothers and sisters, Anthony (Cindy) Bell, Stephanie Tanner, Deanna (Rick) Utash and Jennifer (Greg) Haynes.
Also surviving is his girlfriend, Sue Flowers of Oscoda.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Bell, and a brother-in-law, Ray Tanner.
Funeral services were held Dec. 22 at Buresh-Bennett Funeral Homes of Oscoda, Pastor Jim Westheim of Assembly of God Church in Tawas officiated. Burial will follow in the Curtisville Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the
or to the family through Melissa Bell, 104 Killmaster, Oscoda, MI 48750.