Ron was the owner of the Hummingbird Inn Bed and Breakfast in Reeds Spring, Missouri. He was involved in construction as a contractor and he enjoyed being in the great outdoors especially enjoyed fishing. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Branson and enjoyed sharing his faith with others. Most of all, Ron loved his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Marsha Erickson and his son, James Stephen “Stevie” Bell.
Ron is survived by his loving family including his wife of nearly 47 years, Sherryl Ann (Welch) Bell of the home; three children, Leighton Bell and wife Susan of Canada, Jeremy “JJ” Bell and wife Amy of Branson, Missouri, and Abigail Van Every and husband Mark of Springfield, Missouri; four grandchildren: Freya Bell, Cierra Bell, Haydon Bell, and Malachi Van Every.
A memorial service will be held 5:00 pm Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Branson. A reception will follow at the Hummingbird Inn Bed and Breakfast in Reeds Spring.