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Gary Tolbert Bell, age 59, of Monticello, Kentucky. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Stearns, Kentucky as the result of a motorcycle accident.
He was born on June 4, 1957 in Monticello, Kentucky, son of the late Wendell Tolbert Bell and Alva Louise Atkinson Bell. He was a retired self-employed truck driver, worked as a small engine mechanic, and owned his own small appliance repair shop. Gary was a man of ingenuity, integrity and kind heartness, who enjoyed helping others. His motto in life seemed to be “simple common sense in doing things”. He was a professional Biker with years of experience in riding. Gary enjoyed music, especially the guitar of which he played skillfully. He was a loving, kind and gentle giant to his family and friends and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents,
Gary is survived by his wife; Vickie Stidham Bell of Doraville, Georgia, his son; Wesley Tolbert Bell of Denver, Colorado, daughter; Niki Lee Bell of Atlanta, Georgia, a brother; Kevin Bell of Hagerstown, Indiana, his sisters; Connie and (Billy Joe) Rigney of Muncie, Indiana, Karen and (Glenn) Crabtree, and Tammy Dishman all of Monticello, Kentucky, and his grandson; Tolly Reyes Thompson along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In accordance with his wishes, Gary will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Gary Tolbert Bell