Gary A. Bell, 72 of Ravenna, died Monday, August 18, 2014. He was born February 10, 1942 in Ravenna, Ohio to Marion A. and Vivian Nell (Dustman) Bell. Gary was raised in Ravenna and moved to Hampton, VA for 21 years before moving back to Ravenna 7 years ago. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians.
Survivors include his sisters Janet Hughes, Nancy Ervin and Cindy Ward all of Ravenna, brother Steve Bell of Mantua and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jeanette "Jeannie" in 2006 and a brother John Bell. Memorial calling hours will be from 10 AM to time of memorial service at 11 AM Friday, August 22, 2014 at Grace Episcopal Church in Ravenna with Reverend Carol Evans officiating. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to Grace Episcopal Church, 250 W. Cedar Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266. The family wishes to thank Longmeadow Care Center for their care and support. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.
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