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Thomas J. Bell, Sr.

August 16, 1947 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Thomas Bell, Sr. Obituary

Thomas J. Bell, Sr., age 76 of Elkland passed away at his home on Friday, November 24, 2023. Born August 16, 1947 in Rexford, NY, he was the son of the late Earl and Amy (Smith) Bell. Tom served during the Vietnam War in the US Army, was Tioga County Fire Police for many years, a member of the Clymer Hose Volunteer Fire Company and a lifetime member of the Sabinsville Ambulance Association. In his younger years, he enjoyed riding horse, hunting, playing croquet and CB radio; where he was known as Midnight Cowboy. Tom liked watching western movies, Nascar and wrestling, listening to old country music, watching his grandson race at Woodhull Raceway and playing corn hole. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 30 years; Peggy C. (Johnston) Bell; children, Thomas (Dodie) Bell, Jr. of Westfield, Larry (Carol) Bell of Westfield, Paul Hanes and Melissa (Paul) Button of Elkland; 9 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; a sister, Helena Smith; two brothers, Earl and Larry Bell and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Roberta Smith. Friends may call at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland on Monday, Nov. 27th from 11:00AM – 1:00PM. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 1:00PM with Rev. Larry O’Dell officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Sabinsville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland,PA 16920 to help the family with expenses. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation
Monday
November 27, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kenyon Funeral Home
214 W. Main St.
Elkland, PA 16920

Funeral Service
Monday
November 27, 2023

1:00 PM
Kenyon Funeral Home
214 W. Main St.
Elkland, PA 16920

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