Ed Bell, 77, of Williamsfield, passed away at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 9, 2012 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, April 13 at the Williamsfield United Methodist Church. Rev. Norman Mendell will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, April 12 at Rux Funeral Home in Williamsfield. Burial will be in Williamsfield Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Ed Bell Memorial Fund.
He was born August 27, 1934 in Albany, KY, the son of Sid and Velma (Mason) Bell. He married Marie "Mary" Amburgey on December 28, 1954 in Rockford, IL. She survives, as do three sons, Glen (Linda) Bell of Kewanee, Harold (Connie) Bell of Laura and Keith (Cammie) Bell of Dahinda, four daughters, Sue Damitz (Dick LaFollette), Teresa (Phil) Doubet and Norma (Fred) Hartz, all of Williamsfield and Sandy Buckner and fiancé, Tom Farrell of Dahinda, two brothers, Ervin Bell of Maryville, TN and Burl (Anna Sue) Bell of Albany, KY, a sister, Ina (Jessie) Bigley of Kokomo, IN, ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, five brothers and two grandsons, Billy and Wesley.
Ed attended schools in Kentucky. He worked for Midland Coal Company in Victoria as an iron worker and welder until his retirement in 1980. Following his retirement he continued to do welding jobs and worked on cars and tractors. He was a member of the Williamsfield United Methodist Church. He enjoyed his family and friends. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.