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James "Jim" S. Bell

December 7, 1949 - January 4, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date January 8, 2018

Services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, January 8, 2018 at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, with Pastor Junior Hayhurst officiating. Burial with Military Rights conducted by American Legion Post #62 will follow at Handschumacher Cemetery, Upper Glade, WV. Friends may call Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisfuneralhomecowenwv.com.

Services entrusted to the care of Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, WV.

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James S. “Jim” Bell, 68, of Cowen, WV, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He was born December 7, 1949 in Richwood, WV, a son of the late Stanley “Red” and Eltha Gregory Bell.

Jim was a 1967 graduate of Cowen High School, a coal miner with Peerless Eagle Coal Company and worked with Kimberly Industries for 10 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in Vietnam. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, making deer jerky and spending time with family.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; Children: Jeff (Michelle) Bell of Cowen, Amy (Ronnie) Bragg of Cowen, and Beth (Jason)Richardson of Fairmont; Grandchildren: J.R. (Alisha) Bragg, Alexis Richardson, Tavian Richardson, Erika Bell, Jayden Richardson, Connor Bell, and Wyatt Hosey; Great grandchildren, Atalea and Jordan Bragg. Siblings: Linda Fall, John Bell, Tim Bell and Bob Bell, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, January 8, 2018 at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, with Pastor Junior Hayhurst officiating. Burial with Military Rights conducted by American Legion Post #62 will follow at Handschumacher Cemetery, Upper Glade, WV. Friends may call Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisfuneralhomecowenwv.com.

Services entrusted to the care of Morris Funeral Home, Cowen, WV.