Charles D. Bell, M.D. age 90 of Hardy, VA (Smith Mountain Lake) and formerly of Texas passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Charles was born October 4, 1929 in Coryell County, Texas to Callie Estelle Ward and John Elzie Bell. He graduated from Waco High School, The University of Texas at Austin, and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
After medical school Dr. Bell served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force before going into private practice in the Buda/Kyle area where he and his family lived for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Robbie Bell; parents, Elzie and Callie Bell; sister, Mary Lou Sandhoff; and grandson, Tyler Oliver.
Dr. Bell was a devoted husband and father who loved his family, American
History, the Texas Longhorns, and all his dogs and animals.
He is survived by son Greg Bell of Spring, TX, and his wife, Denise Bell and children Christopher, Mallory, and Cameron; daughter, Beverly Bell of Georgetown, TX and children Emily, Michael, and Jonathan; daughter, Barbara Oliver of Wirtz, VA and her husband George and children Justin, Marshall, Katherine, and Kelly; daughter, Carolyn Bell of Rosanky, TX; son, Bill Wade of Swansea, IL. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, November 23 at Nail-Haggard Funeral Home, 400 Web Street, Daingerfield, Texas. Interment will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Rocky Branch, TX.
Nail-Haggard Funeral Home, 400 Webb St., Daingerfield, Texas 75638, 903-645-2265. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM.
Local arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 VA Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 www.connerbowman.com