Dale Edward Bell, age 65, of Dublin, VA, passed away Monday morning, June 3, 2019, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, after a hard-fought battle against cancer and liver disease.
Born May 2, 1954, he was the son of Lucy Ann Vipperman Bell and the late Glen Frank Bell of Rural Retreat, VA. His daughter, Chauncey Daile Bell, preceded him in death.
Dale was an electronics technician, employed by Dalton’s TV & Computer Center in Radford, VA, of which he eventually acquired and became owner/operator. As his health declined, he moved the business to his home.
Dale is survived by his wife of 41 years, Inga King Bell of Dublin, VA, son, Chad G. Bell and wife Taylor Whitaker Bell (just married on June 2) of Dublin, VA,; brother Dean Patton Bell, wife Gail,of Rural Retreat, VA; sister Jeanne Bell Fowler, husband Danny, of Wytheville, VA. Many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly, tons and tons of friends; best friend, Jack Gill of Dublin, and his very very best buddy and companion, his dog, Wilson, who he often called “the Champion”. Dale was a member of Cedar Bluff Baptist Church, Atkins, VA, his entire life.
At Dale’s request, he will be cremated and there will be no service. His motto was “you preach your own funeral while you’re living” and preach it, he did. He was an avid hiker and loved being out in God’s creation. At a later date, and in honor of his request, his ashes will be spread on Mt. Rogers, Grayson/Smyth Counties, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Cedar Bluff Baptist Church, Youth Ministry, 132 Churchland Dr., Atkins, VA, 24311.
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Bowers Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA, is handling the arrangements for the family.