Bobby Bell, 53, of Springfield, passed away on May 20, 2020. He was born November 3, 1966 in Springfield, Illinois to Roy Bell and Sharon Denney Bell Hunt.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Bell; mother, Sharon Denney Bell Hunt; step-father, William Hunt; brother, Billy Bell; and step-sister, Barbara Ann White.
He is survived by his fiancé, Tracy Bacon.
Bobby attended Springfield Southeast High School, Pensacola Junior College and enlisted in the U.S Navy in 1986. After serving in the Navy, he then enlisted in the U.S. Army and retired in 2008 after 21 years of service. He was employed by Dickey-John Corporation.
Bobby was a huge sports fan and loved attending St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues games. He was also a member of New Life Family Church and the V.F.W.
Procession Service: 10 am, Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Processing to Oak Ridge Cemetery for Graveside Service.
Graveside Service: 11 am, Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Oak Ridge Cemetery with Pastor Larry Griffith officiating. Military rites will be accorded by the United States Army and the Inter-Veterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Share the Spirit Foundation, Inc.