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William J. Bell

May 28, 1924 - April 15, 2017

SPRINGFIELD- William J. Bell, Sr., 92, died at 6:45 pm, Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Regency Care Center. He was born on May 28, 1924 in Petersburg, IL to Merle and Madia (Gleason) Bell.

William was a loving father and husband. He leaves behind three children, Karen (Tom) Conway, William J. Bell, Jr. both of Springfield and Kathy (Ed) Miller of Missouri and one sister, Theresa (Bill) Williams of Alabama. He also leaves eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Frances E. “Sweetie” Bell; one daughter, Dolores J. “Sue” Bell; three brothers and one sister.

William was a co-business owner of Central Illinois Road Equipment Company.

Private services will be held at a later date.

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