Grover C. Bell, Jr., 83, of Evansville, was reunited with his wife, Agnes, in heaven on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005.
He worked for Swift Packing for 24 years and later retired in 1984 from Faultless Caster. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served in the European Theatre during World War II and received many decorations. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Eastern Star, the White Shrine, Leesing Masonic Lodge and the VFW Post # 1114. He volunteered for both the St. James and Evans Care Senior Meal Programs and was an avid bowler.
Survivors include: daughters Shelia McBride and her husband, Ron of Bloomfield and Polly Little of Tempe, Ariz.; grandchildren Steve Bell of Florida, Debbie Westmoreland of Missouri, Paige Bell of North Carolina, Ronald W. Bell II of Tennessee, Lyndi Wooten and husband her husband, Art, and Grant McBride and his wife, Melissa all of Indianapolis; great grandchild, Mariah Wooten; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Agnes Bell, in February of 1997; a son, Ronald W. Bell in October of 2004; and several brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 South Hebron Avenue with the Rev. Rick Porter officiating. Burial will follow in White Oak Cemetery in Clay, Ky.
Friends may call on Thursday 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home with a Masonic memorial service at 5:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.