Bobby Bell, 84, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 2:25 a.m. Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at Mercy Health Lourdes. He was born in Trimble, Tennessee. Bobby was retired from Tennessee Valley Authority as a Chemical Engineer. He was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and served on various committees. Bobby was a member of the Gideons Association. He enjoyed watching St. Louis Cardinals Baseball,University of Kentucky Basketball and University of Tennessee Basketball but he supported Kentucky when Kentucky played Tennessee.
Bobby is survived by his wife of 66 years, Norma Jean Dennison Bell; two daughters, Debbie Vaughn and husband, Jon of Paducah, Kentucky and Diane Duckett of West Paducah, Kentucky; two brothers, Jerry Bell and wife, Joyce Ann of Union City, Tennessee and Eddie Ray Bell and wife, Janice of Newbern, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Renea McDowell and husband, Eric, John David Wicinski, Timmy Cummins and wife Tina and Jennifer Wicinski; five great grandchildren, Cameron McDowell, Autumn Wicinski, Savannah McDowell, Ella McDowell, Kennedy Wicinski and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Odus Bell and Ludie Mae Campbell Bell.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Lone Oak First Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the church.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to, Gideons International Memorial Bible, P.O. Box 10, Kevil, KY 42053 or to Lone Oak First Baptist Church, 3599 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42001 or to Lourdes Hopsice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002.
Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.