1/10/2019 1:04:00 PM Frederick (Skeeter) Faye Bell June 21, 1938 - January 6, 2019
CONOVER, N.C. - Frederick (Skeeter) Faye Bell, 80, of Conover passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at his residence.
He was born June 21, 1938 in Cass County, Mich. to the late Lloyd and Margarite Dahlke Bell. Skeeter attended Bright Light Tabernacle in Hickory and retired from the United States Navy after 20 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, fishing for men and camping. Fred was involved as a re-entry instructor and mentor for the prison ministry.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 17 years Mary Pyne Bell of the home; sons Peter Bell of Dowagiac, Mich., Mark Bell and wife Kathy of Ind.; stepsons James Shugars and wife Gimmie of Claremore, Okla., Scott See and wife Denise of Martinsburg, W.Va.; brothers Ernie Bell of Dowagiac, Mich., Lloyd Bell of Dowagiac, Mich., and Kenney Bell of Dowagiac, Mich.
A service to celebrate Skeeter’s life will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Salisbury National Cemetery. Pastor Ray York will officiate. Burial with military honors by American Legion Post 48 will follow. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bright Light Tabernacle in Hickory.
Memorials may be made to Bright Light Tabernacle, 2777 Highland Ave. NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
Condolences may be sent to the Bell family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.
Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, N.C. is serving the Bell family.