Junior A. Bell

Junior A. Bell

MORRAL: Junior A. Bell, age 76 of Morral died at 5:05 p.m. Sunday October 14, 2012 in the Heartland of Marion.

He was born September 8, 1936 in Marion to the late Chester and Esther Mae (Sellers) Bell.He married Marilyn Berlin, they were divorced. He then married Mary E. Casto on December 22, 1978, in the First Lutheran Church, Galion, OH, she survives in Morral.

Surviving are sons Kit M. Bell, Chesapeake, VA, David A. (Tami) Bell, Charlotte, NC, Donald L. (Theresa) Bell, Virginia Beach, VA, Troy E. (Amy) Bell, Virginia Beach, VA; and a daughter Kristina M. Barton, Indian Lake; a step-son Darwin (Terri) Rick, New Carlisle; 20 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; three step- grandchildren; and a brother Duane Bell, Delaware. Preceding him in death is a step-daughter Cherol Susan Rick.

In 1954 he graduated from Morral High School. He served in the United States Army from 1955-1956 as a jeep driver in Alaska. In 1985 he completed 20 hours of training in blue print reading and had H & R Block training. He was member of Morral United Methodist Church. Mr. Bell had been employed by Continental Hydraulic Hose, Forest, Quaker Oats and Tecumseh both of Marion. He was former member of the Moose and Eagles, Marion. OH. He enjoyed playing cards and was a sports fan fanatic; especially Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Reds.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday October 23, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Morral United Methodist Church 206 W. Neff St. Morral, OH with Pastor Kenneth Durtschi and Pastor Rafael Velazco officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in the Marion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Junior A. Bell Memorial Fund in care of Bringman Clark Funeral Home 226 E. Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351

To extend a condolence or share a memory visit www.bringmanclark.com.

Published in the Marion Star on Oct. 20, 2012