Carl Raymond Bell, age 81, of Statesville, NC passed away on July 29, 2022, at his home in Iredell County.
Raymond, as he was so lovingly known as, was born on April 15, 1941, in Wilkes County, NC. He was the son of the late Coy Bell and Cora (Souther) Bell. In addition to his mother and father, Raymond was preceded in death by his five brothers, Kyle, Alvin, Seavon, Stevie, and James Bell, and a sister, Virgie Jarvis.
In life, Raymond graduated from Union Grove High School in Iredell County. He honored our country and served from 1968 to 1972 in the United States Army. After the military Raymond chose a career as a poultry farmer. In addition to poultry farming, Raymond also worked in the textile industry and JPS Carpentry for 30 years before retiring.
Raymond is survived by a daughter, Amber Bell of Harmony, and his care giver, S. Luttrell.
On Friday, August 5, a visitation will take place at Shady Grove Baptist Church from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Following visitation at 2:00 pm a funeral service will be held and accompanied by full military honors. Pastor Kenny Wallace will officiate the service.
In loving memory of Raymond, please consider a donation to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County at www.hoic.org or The American Legion Post #65 at 2446 Salisbury Hwy, Statesville, NC 28677.
We, the staff at Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville are honored to serve the family.
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