OBITUARY

Gene Bell

22 October, 197317 April, 2017
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Gene Bell, 43, of Gastonia passed away suddenly Monday April 17, 2017. Gene’s family says Gene was full of life. He loved to travel and fish. He loved building and working on things. He was fascinated by different tools. Gene loved to play jokes on his friends and family. Gene loved science and especially electronics. Most of all Gene loved his family. Gene will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his grieving wife of 19 years, Rocio Bell. Gene dearly loved his two sons; Alexander G. and Eric G. Bell. Also missing Gene are his mother Glenda Woodward and father Joe Bell and wife Barbara. Gene leaves behind a sister and brother in law Crystal and Chad May and their children, Wyatt, Tristan, Savanna and Mason. A sister in law, Nelly Perez and her husband Jaime Alfallo also miss Gene along with their daughter, Gene’s niece, Cynthia Garcia.

A Celebration of Life for Gene will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday April 20, 2017 at the Carothers Funeral Home Chapel in Stanley - 412 South Main Street, Stanley, NC.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM before the service. Pastor Odell Cook will offer words of encouragement and support to friends and family who gather to remember Gene. A special uncle, Gerald Mc Peters, will offer the eulogy for Gene.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Gene’s name to Gaston Hospice – P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054

Those who wish to offer expressions of sympathy and share fond memories, please visit Gene’s guest book at: www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com

The family of Gene Bell has entrusted his care to the staff at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley. We are deeply honored.

Services

  • Receiving of Friends

    Thursday, 20 April , 2017

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, 20 April , 2017

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Kerry Jehnsen

10 May 2017

So Sorry to hear of this, Gene was such a nice guy... always happy and nice to work with, was one of my favorite customers, have talked to him for years, always so kind. Prayers to his family and friends, he will surely be missed. Kerry Jehnsen- Modern Machinery - Beaverton, MI

Sherri McCarter Mizell

25 April 2017

Wanda and family I am so sorry to hear of Gene's death. Just seems like yesterday he was a little boy running around when we go by your mother's house. Prayers for all of you. With love

David Hankins

20 April 2017

So sorry for your loss Rocio.....seems like only yesterday we were all working at the Chronicle Mill. God Bless all and family...prayers to all. Joe...special thoughts and prayers to you also.

Steven Justice

20 April 2017

Gene,
Friend you will be missed. I still pray for your family daily.
I still remember our long talks in hard times and knowing
That we lived one day at time. Memories of a True Friend
Will not be forgotten. Rocia and kids.... God be with you.

Debra Collins Batten

20 April 2017

Rocio...I cannot begin to express in words the heartfelt sympathy I have for you today. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Karen Reece

20 April 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss, Rocio. Prayers for you and your family.

Rachel Helms

19 April 2017

The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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Robert Ramseur

19 April 2017

Prayers for Rocio and family during this time!!

19 April 2017

So sorry to hear of this. Prayers for Rocio and family!!

19 April 2017

So sorry for your loss. Will miss his smiling face when he shopped at Lowes in Belmont

Lolita Sherer

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