Christopher Lee Bell Sr.

Christopher Lee Bell, Sr., 33, of Crab Orchard, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, April 5, 2010, following injuries sustained at Performance Coals Upper Big Branch Mine at Montcoal.
Born September 14, 1976, at Dayton, Ohio, he is the son of Christopher L. Bell and Kathy Darlene Acord Bell.
Christopher loved to draw, and loved art and detailing vehicles, but most of all he loved to spend time with his wife and children. He loved to play with his children.
Christopher was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Cleat and Helen Acord; paternal grandparents, John J. and Elizabeth Bell; an uncle, Gary Acord; an aunt, Sue B. Johnson; two cousins, Louis Shieler and Bobbi Lynn Jordan; and grandfather-in-law, Lando Cox, Sr.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Angela Grimmett Bell; two daughters, Alexis Bell and Meadow Bell; two sons, Christopher Lee Bell Jr. and Skylar Bell, all of Crab Orchard; mother and father, Christopher L. Bell and Kathy Bell of Dayton, Ohio; brother, Jason Bell and wife, Renee, of Huber Heights, Ohio; sister, Kristal Cook of Sidney, Ohio; parents-in-law, Lando and Patricia Cox of Lester; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joseph Grimmett and wife, Renee, of Crab Orchard; Joseph Blake and wife, Mary, of Crab Orchard, Scott Chuyka and wife, Rebekah, of Oak Hill; grandfather-in-law, Joseph Minter of Lester; grandmother-in-law, Lavale Cox of MacArthur; many nieces and nephews; extended family and a host of friends.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, with Pastor Jesse Farley officiating. Christopher will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.
Family and friends will be serving as pallbearers.
Friends may gather with the family from 12 oclock noon until time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
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Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, is in charge of the arrangements.
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