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David Lee Bell, Sr.

June 12, 1951 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 70)

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“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High; Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.”      Psalm 91:1-2

David Lee Bell, Sr. was born on June 12, 1951, to the union of Winnie Irene and William Bell in Brunswick, Georgia.

David Lee Bell, Sr. received his formal education at Risley High School in Brunswick, Georgia. He learned by working hard labor and later became a General Contractor of David and David Construction.

David Lee Bell, Sr. accepted Christ Jesus as his Savior on April 15, 1955, at an early age and was united with Coney’s Temple, where he served as a dutiful member of the church.

David Lee Bell, Sr. was united in holy matrimony with Sharon C. Williams on March 4, 1985, in Camden County, Georgia. Their union was blessed with three children: David Leon Bell, Sr., Crystal Denise Bell, and Sharon Lorraine Bell-Hill.

In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing albeit freshwater or salt water, hunting, and having a good laugh with family and/or friends.

He was employed by Clarion Resort Jekyll Island Properties and Private Contractor as the head contractor for 18 years, until he retired.

He was a proud member of the Everett City Hunting Club in Everett City, Georgia, and St. Simons Marina.

David Lee Bell, Sr. departed this life on June 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by: his parents, William and Winnie Irene Bell; son, David Leon Bell, Sr.; sisters, Willie Mae Hemmans and Linda Elizabeth Bell.

He leaves to cherish his memory: children, Crystal Denise Bell, Sharon Lorraine (Tyrone) Bell-Hill, Sybil Thomas, David Bell, Jr., and Retha Evans; the mother of his children and his best friend, Sharon Williams; brother, Willie Lee Bell; sister, Sara Ann Taylor; brother-in-love, Tommy Lee Taylor, Sr.; sister-in-love, Joanne Bell; grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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