Robert E. Bell, 69


Robert E. Bell, 69, of Gillespie, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 5:42 a.m. at HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Kravanya Funeral Homes and Crematory in Gillespie is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Bell was born Oct. 16, 1949, in Western Mound Township to Harvey Bell, Sr. and Alta (McDonald) Bell. He married Linda Bell, and she survives.

He was a retired welder.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Melinda Bell (husband Andrew) Costello of Hettick, Robin Bell of Missouri, Lisa Bell of Litchfield, Jesse (Stacey) Bell of Gillespie and Robert (Brittney) Bell of Litchfield; 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and seven brothers and sisters.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Bell, Jr.; daughter, Carrie Anne Bell; granddaughter, Casey Costello; and six brothers and sisters.

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