Sammie O. Bell
Sammie O. Bell
  • June 17, 1924 - December 22, 2016
  • North Carolina

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Sammie O. Bell, 92, of Cary, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at his home in Cary.

Sammie was born June 17, 1924 to the late William Preston Bell and Margaret Taylor Bell. He was a WWII veteran of the US Army and 70 year union member of Pipefitters Local 597. Sammie was an avid fisherman. He was a member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ in Cary where he served as deacon and handyman.

He was preceded in death by brother, Grover Bell.

Sammie is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Cook Bell; daughters, Linda Sue "Susie" Miller and husband, Tom of Schererville, IN, Amy Claxton and husband, Ron of Garner, NC, and Patti Claxton and husband, Lance of Hobart, IN; son, Terry Bell and wife, Mary of Corona, CA; sister, Christine Tull of Corbin, KY; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A funeral service will be held 11am Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Apex Funeral Home Chapel, 550 W. Williams St, Apex, NC 27502. Burial will follow the service at Apex Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8pm Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be sent to Transitions Lifecare Hospice, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

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