John William Bell, age 72 of Chicora, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in Butler Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Born in Petrolia December 25, 1945 the son of the late Paul Bell and the late Alberta Fair Bell.
He was a coal miner working for R & P Coal Mine for 20 years, retiring in 2008 He enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by a daughter Julie Williams of Butler, PA; a son, Brent Bell (Jessica) of Chicora; 5 grandchildren: Nichole, Dakota, Samantha, Zachary, and Addison; 3 great-grandchildren: Wyatt, Thor, Alania; a brother, James Bell of Chicora; 2 sisters: Rebecca Bell of Bruin, Polly Brown of Chicora; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by 2 brothers: Thomas and Gerald Brown.