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Robert S. Bell

July 9, 1940 - February 26, 2012
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Robert S. "Bob" Bell, 71, of Crystal River, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at Florida Hospital Connerton in Land O Lakes. A native of New York, he was born July 9, 1940 and moved to Citrus County in 1979. During his working life, he was the owner and operator of Bob Bell Roofing, Inverness from 1979 to 1999; was former co-owner, along with his wife Kay, of The Cove Restaurant, also of Inverness. Most recently, he was a licensed boat captain with Towboat U.S. Bob was a former member of F.O.E. Eagles and B.P.O.E. Elks Lodges of Inverness and was also a U.S. Navy veteran and served in Southeast Asia during the early Vietnam War era....
Robert S. "Bob" Bell, 71, of Crystal River, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at Florida Hospital Connerton in Land O Lakes. A native of New York, he was born July 9, 1940 and moved to Citrus County in 1979. During his working life, he was the owner and operator of Bob Bell Roofing, Inverness from 1979 to 1999; was former co-owner, along with his wife Kay, of The Cove Restaurant, also of Inverness. Most recently, he was a licensed boat captain with Towboat U.S. Bob was a former member of F.O.E. Eagles and B.P.O.E. Elks Lodges of Inverness and was also a U.S. Navy veteran and served in Southeast Asia during the early Vietnam War era. Mr. Bell was an avid outdoorsman, loved to fish, and was a co-founder of The Executive Club in Citrus County. He is survived by his wife of nearly 20 years, Kay Bell of Crystal River; son Robbie Bell of Pine Ridge in Beverly Hills; daughter Bernadette "Bunny" Mitchell of Alabama; daughter Trish Swinehart of Ocala; brother Richie Bell of Delaware and grandchildren Farrah, Lacy, Scarlet, Alura, Curtis, Kaleb, Jason and Amber. Friends will be received on Sat., March 3rd from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. at Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills, where a celebration of Bob's life will take place at 3:00 P.M. with military honors rendered by American Legion Post #155, Crystal River. Private interment will take place at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell at a later date. www.ferofuneralhome.com

"Though we lost touch a long time ago I want you to know how sorry I am for your loss, but I am happy that you had all those years together and it is my hope..." Doris (Inverness, FL)

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