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William A. Bell

Date of Death: July 30, 2011

Date of Birth: January 13, 1923


AUBURN-William A. Bell, 88, of Wilton died on Saturday, July 30th, 2011 with his family by his side. He was born in Westfield, ME on January 13, 1923, the son of Verna McPherson and Clinton Bell.

William served in the U.S. Army during World War II, married Nancy L. Hall in 1942. They raised three children together in Dixfield, ME.

William retired from the Boise Paper Company in Rumford, ME in 1985. After retirement, William was a member of the Country Classic Car Club of Farmington, ME. He enjoyed vintage autos of all types and also restored several antique autos.

William is survived by his two sisters Eleonor Hammond, of Brunswick, and Chevaila Kenney, of New Mexico. He is also survived by a son Ronald Bell and his wife Barbara of Turner; a daughter Linda Landis of Wilton; his eight grandchildren, Kimberly Ross of Norway, Michael Bell and his wife Karen of Turner, Robert Bell and his wife Margaux of Laconia, NH, Rachel Bannister and her husband Jim from Turner, ME, Joni Bell of Auburn, Eric Landis of Denver, CO, Joey Landis and his wife Kerri of McFarland, WI, and Robert Landis of Tucson, AZ; six  Great Grandchildren, Mike and Sam Ross, Hunter and Parker Bell, Rylee and Mitchell Knox, and many nieces and nephews.

At William’s request there will be no services. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice 15 Strawberry Avenue Lewiston, Maine 04240.

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