Robert R. “Bob” Bell
Robert R. “Bob” Bell, 74, of (South) Philipsburg, died Thursday, December 15, 2016, at M. S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.
Born August 14, 1942, in Philipsburg, he was a son of the late Edward T. and Delores B. (Shockey) Bell.
Bob was married on April 22, 1962, in Philipsburg, to the former Judy L. Buck, who survives at home.
He was primarily employed as a heavy equipment operator for a number of local businesses throughout his working career; including the former Stott Coal Co., Cowfer Coal Co., Power Operating and Walter Levin. Most recently, he had been employed as a painter with Nevin Stitzer Contracting, State College, until his retirement.
Bob was a life member of both the Lincoln Club, of Hawk Run, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #516, Renovo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Ryan Edward Bell; and one brother, Leonard Bell.
In addition to his wife, Judy, Bob is survived by three sons: Robert R. Bell, Jr., of Philipsburg, Jeffrey A. Bell and his companion, Darlene Dunkle, of Allport and Scott A. Bell and his wife, Dana, of Philipsburg; six grandchildren: Brittani Bell, Ashley Bell, Brooklyn Huber, Robert Bell, III, Kodi Bell and Kaeleb Bell; four great-grandchildren: Robbie, Elliot, Wyatt and Braylee; two sisters, Darlene Dutton and Vicki Bell both of Philipsburg; one brother, Edward Bell, of Philipsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at 6:30 pm at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Rev. Timothy Richmond, Officiating.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 4 pm until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery, Philipsburg.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com