Norman Bell

Norman Bell

Norman Bell

Norman Bell of Surgoinsville, Tennessee died peacefully at home on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023. He was 57.

“He had a passion for building and riding motorcycles and was known for his abilities to do so,” his family wrote in a tribute. “In addition, he loved to fish and was an administrator and member of Catfishin’ of Tri-Cities, Tennessee.

“Norman had a special place in his heart for animals and they also loved him. He was an avid and devoted Trump supporter and fan all the way.

“Most of all, he was a strong-hearted man with the highest of moral values who loved God and lived life according to his terms. He will be forever missed and loved by his family.”


Norman Bell is survived by his two sons, Matt Bell of Schuylerville, New York, and Nicholas Bell (Aaliyah); by his mother, Mary Mielcarek (Joe); by his father, Richard Bell (Mary) of Ft. Edward, New York; by his two brothers, Richard Bell (Joan) and Ted Bell (Crystal Bonora) of Port Charlotte, Florida; and by several nieces, nephews, and a host of extended family and friends.

His paternal and maternal grandparents died before him.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, at Carter-Trent Funeral Home in Church Hill, Tennessee with Rev. Joel Trigg officiating. Family and friends will be welcome to gather beginning at noon in the chapel.

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