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William Keith Bell, 1955-2019

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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 8:12 pm

William Keith Bell, 63, of Dayton passed away suddenly, Monday, Jan. 28, at his residence. He was born in DeQueen, Arkansas, on Aug. 7, 1955 to Clyde Rolland Bell Sr. and Faye Honeywell Bell.

Keith was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend. Keith loved to fish and hunt. He was an avid collector of knives and firearms. Keith served in the US Navy for 14 years and the Navy Reserves for 4 years. He was proud of his military career, and we are grateful for his service and sacrifice. When Keith was honorably discharged from the military, he worked in construction as an industrial sand blaster and painter. Keith was a devoted Christian. He read his Bible every day. His relationship with the Lord was very important to him. When Keith was in high school he was a star basketball player. His love of the game continued throughout his life. In his spare time, he loved to watch “The Walking Dead” and “Game of Thrones” with his dog, Boots. Keith will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Keith was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Roland Bell Sr; grandmother, Bertha Honeywell; granddad, Lloyd Honeywell; and granddaughter, Averi Lexia Bell. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving mother, Faye Bell; son, Brian Bell and wife Lacy; daughter, Misty Montgomery and husband Joshua; brother, Bobby Bell and wife Colleen; sisters, Renee Bell and ReGina Bell; grandsons, Ethan Montgomery and Blade Bell; granddaughter, Angelina Bell; and a host of other loving relatives.

A memorial service was held 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, in the chapel at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 N. Travis Liberty, TX 77575. A graveside service was held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77038.

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