William Bell

Obituary of William Bell

William Bell, 79, of Columbia, SC, passed away on November 8, 2021. He was born on October 21, 1942 in Tuscaloosa, AL.

William served in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. Among his commendations were the National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Service Stars), Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (with Palm), Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Presidential Unit Citation, and the Good Conduct Medal.

He was a member of the Covenant Community Fellowship.

Surviving is his wife, Pamela Bell, of Columbia, SC; daughter, Robin Bell, of Princeton, WV; sons, James W. Bell (Precolla) of Columbia, SC, and Christopher L. Bell (Rachel) of Denver, CO; sisters, Pecolia Roshell of Tuscaloosa, AL, and Elnora Bailey (Mac) of Douglasville, GA; five grandchildren: Michael Bell, Andrea Bell, Desiree Bell, Parker Bell and Copeland Bell; and a great-grand child, Phenix Bell.

William’s visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 3:00-7:00pm at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at Covenant Community Fellowship Church, 1111 Mason Rd. Columbia SC, 29203.  Burial will follow the service at Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00pm.

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Wednesday
17
November

Visitation

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
803-776-1092
Thursday
18
November

Funeral Service

11:30 am
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Covenant Community Fellowship Church
1111 Mason Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Thursday
18
November

Burial

2:00 pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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