Clyde C. Bell
Clyde C. Bell, age 79, of Shelby, died Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Med Central Shelby Hospital.
He was born March 1, 1931 in Shelby, the son of the late Ralph George and Myrtle Lucille (Bonecutter) Bell. He was a 1949 graduate of Shelby High School and was a Navy Veteran serving on the USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116) in Korea. Clyde was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, American Legion O’Brien Post #326 where he had held all offices, Shelby Masonic Lodge 350 F&AM and RAM Chapter #178. Clyde was a retired truck driver from Teamsters Local #40. He had a strong will and a great sense of humor. Clyde enjoyed golfing on several area leagues, however, his greatest joy came from spending time with his family. His girls and their families were the center of his life.
Clyde is survived by his daughters: Cindy Jones of Shelby and Nancy (Jerry) Perman of Shelby; 3 Grandchildren: Katie (Scott) Lesseuer of Cold Spring, KY, Annie Jones of Cincinnati, OH, Michael Perman of Bowling Green, OH; Great grandson: Cole Lesseuer; 2 sisters: Bonnie (Glen) Swanger and Carol Sue (Wayne) Jackson all of Shelby; 3 nephews and 6 nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife: Carol J. (Teal) Bell in 1990, Son-in-law: Dave Jones, Sister and Brother-in-law: Patricia and Virgil Kuhn.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 from 5-8 PM at Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby and also, one hour prior to the funeral from 9:30-10:30 AM on Wednesday. Funeral services will be at 10:30 with his neighbor, Rev. Patti Welch, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery with military honors provided by Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church. On-line condolences may be made at