Joe Douglas Bell

joe-bellMarch 10, 1959 – September 30, 2016

Joe Douglas Bell, 57, of New Hope, passed away Friday.

He was preceded in death by father, James Hardy Bell, mother, Dorothy Sue Bell, brother, James H. “Jimmy” Bell, Jr., and brother, Bobby Bell.
Joe was a lifelong native of New Hope, Alabama. He was a devoted father of 4 and the grandfather to a precious granddaughter, Isabelle Jo. He was an avid Auburn fan who retired after 30+ years with UPS. He loved to spend his free time grilling, listening to good music, with family and friends, golfing, gardening, taking trips to the beach and telling his corny jokes to anyone who would listen. He was a simple man with an extraordinary heart to help anyone who was in need, no matter the need! He was loved deeply and will be missed beyond comprehension.
Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth Bell, daughter, Lindsey (Brent) Rideout, daughter, Sara Bell, son, Garrett Bell, granddaughter, Isabelle Jo Rideout, sister, Sylvia Hanks, sister, Cynthia Partain, sister-in-law, Gina Bell, nephew, Richard Wilson, nieces, Heather Pickup, Kylie Dee Bell, Dorothy Sue Partain, and a host of friends. Pallbearers will be John Cooper, Jo Ed Lee, Jeff Cooper, Don Mann, Tim Martin, Dwight Keel, Honorary Pallbearers, Steve Fogg, Deon Hose, Dewey Mann, and Lacey Davis.
Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Micheal Carpenter officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial donations to go to the New Hope United Methodist Church Life Center.
Interment will be in the Hayden Cemetery.

8 thoughts on “Joe Douglas Bell

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bell family. May The Lord bless each of you with peace and strength during your time of loss. With our deepest sympathy!

  2. Always enjoyed this sweet man coming into my office delivering packages!! Always brightened my day!! So sorry he couldn’t get well. Bless all of you!

    • So happy to find this!No idea why the default setting is false, i suppose to keep cooauter-prmgrpmmers in business (as its really difficult to figure this stuff out without shitloads of net access

  3. So sorry for your loss. Joe never ceased to bring a smile to my face or laughter to my heart. My prayers are with you all.

  4. I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of Joe Douglas Bell. And prayers going up for the family. Rita Bearden Hudson.

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