Photo courtesy of Stowers Funeral Home

Douglas A. Bell

Tampa, Florida

Aug 4, 1950 - Oct 8, 2013

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Was fortunate enough to have had a visit with Doug several years ago when he was on his way north for a family wedding. He stopped in Centreville and we had a great time catching up on each other's lives. We kept in touch via email after that and I was so saddened to hear he had passed. He was a sweet, sweet soul and I'm sure his family and many friends will miss him. My sympathy to my Aunt Tish, and cousins Betsy and Byron.

I first met you as a twelve-year-old, playing out in Grandpa's barn in St. Marys. You were a little older than I, and a rascal. I liked you, and the funny way you talked. We'll miss you, Cuz. Our deepest sympathy to Aunt Tish, Byron & Jessica, and Betsey & Barry.

I will never forget the last opportunity I had to share some time visiting with my cousin Doug. It was at my Uncle Bill's Funeral in N.C. We were able to spend some time visiting not just passing hello. After such a long separation we shared many good memories. When I asked for help to complete our Family Tree, Doug answered immediately and with much tender Love and Care shared his life story and even sent pictures. These are the special memories I will never forget. My deepest sympathy...

I'm so glad I got to talk to Doug last year and reminisce about the old Founders buddies. I bet Doug and Mr. Bell are having a good ol' golf game in heaven. Say hello to your Dad and Marilyn for me!

I missed Doug when he left St. Paul and talked to him on occasion. He was a very devout man and a good friend to many. Pat

Doug will be so missed by everyone that knew him. I will always remember the great times out on the golf course and how much he enjoyed life.

When I visited Aunt Tish and Uncle Doyle in Richmond,Va. back in 1952, I remember 2yr.old Cousin Doug calling from his crib to his little buddy who lived in the adjoining townhouse very early every morning! He loved visiting his cousins and renewing old ties.He will be greatly missed.

I'll always appreciate Cousin Doug, especially the kindness he always showed my mother. He was truly a wonderful human being.

A true friend who will be missed greatly. There will be quite a void at the card table.


Douglas's Obituaries

BELL, Douglas A., 63, of Tampa passed away October 8, 2013. Douglas volunteered with the youth mentoring program Big Brothers Big Sisters. He was an avid golfer and loved to play cards with his many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Doyle Bell; and his wife, Marilyn Bell, who he...

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