Elmer Lee Roy Bell, age 78, of Odessa, TX, passed away on November 28, 2017 in Odessa.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 pm, Monday, December 4, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Allen Weakland and Pastor Jim Rowlett officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Lee Roy Bell was born January 10, 1939 to William David Bell and Myrtle Lee (Stegall) Bell in Santa Anna, TX. He moved to Odessa in 1947 graduating the last year Odessa High School was the only high school, 1957. Lee Roy married Sharon Williams on May 30, 1958 in Odessa. Together they had a daughter, Diane, December of 1959 and a son, Roy Lee, November of 1966. Lee Roy was a police officer from 1960-1966 in Odessa. The family moved to Kermit, TX in 1966 and he was a police officer there from 1966-1973. Lee Roy was a bricklayer and owned Bell Masonry from 1973 until his death. His favorite hobby was his street rods, a 1948 Chevy Convertible, 1929 Model A Pickup, and 1962 Corvaire. He also loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Lee Roy is preceded in death by his loving wife, Sharon Beth Bell.
He is survived by his daughter and son in-law, Diane and Harold Carver; his son and daughter in-law, Roy Lee and Shari Bell; 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. To send family condolences please sign his guestbook at www.sunsetodessa.com.
May the God of all comfort you all in this times of distress, my heart goes out to you all and i know this can be hard but the true God will sustain each one of you at this time of such great loss becaus he really cares a out you all individually.Psalms 55v22.
Mr Oludeodessa, TX
Sorry to hear of your loss.
Mary WilliamsonLubbock, TX
My condolonces and prayers to the family in this hard time , Mr. Roy Bell memories are from a good men and always enjoy it
Memo hernandezMidland, TX
Our hearts go out to the Bell family at this very sad time. May you be at piece Lee Roy (Honey) Bell and hot roding with your beautiful wife again. Blessed to have known a good man like you. Prayers to your family from mine.
Casey and Richard Mayfield
Casey MayfieldOdessa, TX
I am so sorry for the families loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. The Chatham Hot Rod family is very sad to lose him.
Michelle MoreheadMarshall, TX
Sending my deepest condolences to your family at this time. I have many memories of your fathers kindness to our family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Wendy Newell MooreSan Diego, CA
We are so very sorry for all of you..thought and prayers are with you all during this time.
Amy Russell BlevinsMorgan Mill, TX
My God comfort you during your loss! May happy memories ease your broken hearts! Prayers and love❤️
Stacy Siler Register
Stacy RegisterGardendale, TX
Thinking of you all.
John & Pam Sannerkempner, TX
I'm so sorry for your loss
Melissa LindsayOdessa, TX