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Lewis Bell

Lewis W. Bell, 85, Sycamore, died at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky.
He was born on June 25, 1932, in Crawford County, to the late Charles F. and Mary Lucille (Gregg) Bell. He married Sylvia (Wagner) Bell on June 17, 1956, and she survives.
Also surviving are two children, Patricia (Richard) Eyestone of Upper Sandusky, and David (Elizabeth) Bell of Fairfield, Iowa; two grandchildren, Katherine Bell and Rogan Bell; one step-grandchild, Ryan (Hillery Campbell) Eyestone; four brothers, Charles (Carole Keller) Bell of Marysville, Lyn (Irene) Bell of Van Wert, Lyle (Sheila) Bell of Littleton, Colo., and Mike (Sue) Bell of Columbus; two sisters, Enza Fadley of Hudson and Sue (Duane) Durbin of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and five sisters-in-law, Betty Bell of Marion, Kay Bell and Beulah Bell of Sycamore; and Mary Margraf and Ruth Wagner, both of Sycamore; three brothers-in-law, Ron Wagner, of McCutchenville, Larry (Sherry) Wagner of Bucyrus, and Richard Wagner of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cynthia; four brothers, Paul, Bob, John and Lester; and a sister, Mary Etta Hemmerly.
Lewis was a 1950 graduate of Sycamore High School and a veteran of the Korean War where he served as an aircraft engine mechanic. He retired as a castor from American Standard, Tiffin, in 1990. He was a member of the Sycamore United Methodist Church, past Master of Enterprise Lodge #579 F&AM, past Patron of Warpole Chapter #366, OES, past High Priest of Seneca Chapter #42 RAM in Tiffin, past Illustrious Master of Clinton Council #47 RSM in Tiffin, past Commander of Demolay Commandry #9 Knights Templar of Tiffin, Tiffin Shrine Club, Wyandot County Shrine Club, Zenobia Shrine of Toledo, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Toledo-Knight of the York Cross of Honour, Ohio Priory #18, past commander of American Legion Post #250 in Sycamore and a member of the Amvets in Tiffin.
He was an avid Cleveland Indians fan and sportsman overall who enjoyed his golf, fishing trips to Canada and Lake Erie and watching Mohawk girls softball. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and if that wasn’t possible, you would find him reading a good book.
Visitation was held Aug. 27 at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore. Order of the Eastern Star and Masonic services were held following visitation.
The funeral service for Lewis was held Aug. 28 at the funeral home with the Rev. Matt Garrabrant officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore. Military services were conducted by American Legion Post #250, Sycamore.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882.

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