Robert Alvin Bell, Sr., 78, died Thursday, January 15, 2009.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Scotland Neck. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend Matthew Jones and the Reverend Billy Poteat will be presiding.
Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He loved aviation and worked on airplanes his entire life. Robert was also CEO of Bell International Airport in Scotland Neck. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Basnight Bell.
He is survived by his daughter, Terry B. Daily and husband Terry S. of Goldsboro; sons, Bobby Bell and wife Donna and Timmy Bell all of Scotland Neck; sister, Rosa Lee Harrington of Oak City; brother, Franklin Bell and wife Ann of Belhaven; and one grandson, Chris Bell.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, January 17, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Hope Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Drawer 130, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.