Gene Eugene Bell
Gene Eugene Bell
  • October 22, 1973 - April 17, 2017
  • Gastonia, North Carolina

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Gene Bell, 43, of Gastonia passed away suddenly Monday April 17, 2017. Gene's family says Gene was full of life. He loved to travel and fish. He loved building and working on things. He was fascinated by different tools. Gene loved to play jokes on his friends and family. Gene loved science and especially electronics. Most of all Gene loved his family. Gene will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory is his grieving wife of 19 years, Rocio Bell. Gene dearly loved his two sons; Alexander G. and Eric G. Bell. Also missing Gene are his mother Glenda Woodward and father Joe Bell and wife Barbara. Gene leaves behind a sister and brother in law Crystal and Chad May and their children, Wyatt, Tristan, Savanna and Mason. A sister in law, Nelly Perez and her husband Jaime Alfallo also miss Gene along with their daughter, Gene's niece, Cynthia Garcia.

A Celebration of Life for Gene will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday April 20, 2017 at the Carothers Funeral Home Chapel in Stanley - 412 South Main Street, Stanley, NC.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM before the service. Pastor Odell Cook will offer words of encouragement and support to friends and family who gather to remember Gene. A special uncle, Gerald Mc Peters, will offer the eulogy for Gene.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Gene's name to Gaston Hospice - P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054

Those who wish to offer expressions of sympathy and share fond memories, please visit Gene's guest book at:

The family of Gene Bell has entrusted his care to the staff at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley. We are deeply honored.