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Thomas Bell

Mount Vernon

Thomas L. Bell, 65, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, with his family by his side at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.
A Celebration of Life potluck will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Bertram Town Hall.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia; children, Brian Champeau (Maggie), Chris Bell (Leslie) and Justin Bell (Amber); brother, Ted Bell; sisters, Margaret Gowen Bell and Faye Bell; six grandchildren, Mckenna, Noah (Branda Oakley) Nick, Logan, Leona and Livia; and various aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice; father, Arden; and infant grandson, Caleb.
Thomas retired from The Eastern Iowa Airport after 27 years and worked at CarQuest in his free time.
Thank you to the staff at Good Neighbor Home.