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Ronald Edward Bell was born June 25, 1946 in Forrest City, Arkansas to Ida M. Bell and Eved Evans. Both parents preceded him in death.

At an early age Ronald accepted Jesus Christ as his own personal Lord and Savior. He enjoyed worshipping at Greater St. Paul M.B. Church.

Ronald was educated in the St. Louis Public School System. On September 10, 1966, he was united in holy matrimony to Joan L. Hines. She preceded him in death in June 2006. To this union two daughters were born.

Ronald retired from Daimler Chrysler Corporation on March 31, 2001 after providing 31 years of loyal service. Ronald enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also loved horses and his dog JB.

Ronald departed this life at Barnes-Jewish Hospital on Friday, February 6, 2009 at 4:30 a.m.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories: daughters, Rhonda Harris of St. Robert, MO and Racquel Bell-Dawson of St. Louis, MO; two sons-in-law, Eric Harris and Clarence Dawson; one sister, Barbara J. Meyer of St. Louis, MO; mother-in-law, Wilburnette Hines; three sisters-in-law, Yvonne Redmond, Jackie Hines and Samella Hines and Irvin Hines; four grandchildren, Erica, Brandon, Ronald and Romale; three aunts, Cecille Standford, Norma Shaw and Ada Bell; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends. He will be truly missed.

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