Richard Bell
Friday
27
May

Service in the Chapel of Walker's Funeral Home

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, May 27, 2022
The Chapel of Walker’s Funeral Home
304 West Center Street
Mebane, North Carolina, United States
9195639211

Obituary of Richard Thomas Bell

 

**DUE TO THE WEATHER IN THE AREA, THE SERVICE FOR MR. RICHARD BELL WILL BE HELD AT THE FUNERAL HOME AT 11:00AM**

 

      Walker's Funeral Home - Mebane

       304 West Center Street

       Mebane, North Carolina 27302

 

 

 

Richard Thomas Bell, “Pop,” passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 22, 2022. He was born in New Hanover County to the late James Wilson Bell and Maie Elizabeth Bell and married to the late Betty Dunn Bell who died in 2005.

 

Pop retired from Burlington Industries in 2001. He was a member of the Mebane United Methodist Church where he held various positions throughout the years. He was also a member of the Mebane Train Group, and the Masonic Lodge. Pop enjoyed spending time at Atlantic Beach fishing on his boat, but his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchild.


Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Mike Hoover; grandson, Bradley Hoover; granddaughter, Addison Martin (Phillip); great grandson Nolan Martin; sister, Harriette Holt (Danny); several sister-in-laws, a brother-in-law, nieces and nephews. He is proceeded in death by his wife; parents; and brother Jimmy Bell.

 

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 27, 2022 at Oakwood Cemetery in Mebane, NC by Pastor Sammy Ballard.

 

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at UNC Hospital and the Hospice home in Pittsboro for the loving care and compassion that was shown to Pop and his family during his illness. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice home of your choice.

 

Walker's Funeral Home of Mebane is assisting the Bell family.

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