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SSGT Jack Dana Bell

SSGT Jack Dana Bell

Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA
Death 30 Oct 2000 (aged 49)
Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Randolph County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100119182 · View Source
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Jack Dana Bell, 49, of Maryville, TN, died at 11.08 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, at his home.

Death was attributed to lung cancer.

Mr. Bell was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Elkins, a son of the late Martin B. "Boss" Bell and Nela Mallow Bell.

He had never married.

Surviving are four brothers, Delano "Jake" Bell, Michael I. Bell and Ivan C. Bell, all of Elkins, and Don H. Bell, Anchorage, Alaska; seven sisters, Mrs. Earl (Mamion) Day, Louisville, Ohio, Mrs. Roy (Wanda) Wegman, Jr., Broadway, Va., Mrs. John (Louise) Higgins, Mrs. Gerald (Joy) Day, Mrs Hoy A. (Neva) Riley, Mrs. Carl (Lettie) See and Mrs. Troy (Nila) Phillips, all of Elkins; a nephew, Robert "Bobby" Freitag, Maryville, Tenn., whom Mr. Bell raised for the past five years, and several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by a niece and three nephews.

Mr. Bell attended the schools of Randolph County and graduated from Marlboro High School in Marlboro, Ohio.

He attended Davis & Elkins College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1970 until 1976 and received the rank of staff sergeant.

He was stationed in Okinawa and served in the military police during the Vietnam Conflict.

He was employed by the United Parcel Service in Elkins and later worked as a self employed carpenter.

He was an honorary member of the Military Order of the Caribou, an active assistant scout master with Troop 80 and was a member of the Goff Street Church of Christ.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100119182
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Jack Dana Bell (2 Dec 1950–30 Oct 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100119182, citing Bell Family Cemetery, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mowery (contributor 46996252) .