Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 17, 2014

William Homer “Willie” Bell Jr.

PRINCETON — William Homer “Willie” Bell Jr. age 57, of Princeton, W.V. passed away on Monday morning, January 13, 2014, at Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, W.V. after a sudden illness.

Born on June 24, 1956 in Welch, W.V. he was the son of William Homer Bell Sr. and Wanda French Bell of 202 North McNutt Street, Princeton, W.V. Willie was affiliated with the Pentecostal Holiness Faith, he was a graduate of Northfork High School class of 1974, was a former electrician in Houston, Texas and was a resident of Texas for 15 years.

He was a former bus driver for the McDowell County Board of Education and had been a resident of McDowell County most of his life. He was preceded in death by a sister Jeanie Bell Goodridge and a brother Timothy “Tim” Bell, also his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He is survived by his parents William Homer and Wanda French Bell of Princeton, W.V.; a daughter Stormi Bell of Princeton, W.V.; a sister Linda Argo of Princeton, W.V.; 6 grandchildren Lilli Rayne DeBono, Rayna Skie DeBono, Logan Creed Waters, Evenlynn Rai Pope, Lilah Noelle Norris, and Winter Joi Bell; also 3 nephews and 3 nieces.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday (today), January 17, 2014, at 1:00 P.M. at the Widener Funeral Home Chapel, Northfork, W.V. with Pastor Joey Proffitt officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, W.V. Friends may call on Friday (today) at the Funeral Home from 12:00 P.M. until the hour of service. Serving as Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearer will be Jim Widener.

Arrangements by Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, W.V.

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