July 6, 2023 at 11:55 a.m.

Robert L. Bell, 68, Hope

By Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home

Robert L. Bell, 68, of Hope, passed away at home on July 3, 2023. He was born on June 29, 1955, in Columbus, Indiana to James Bell and Zora Willis Bell. He was the husband to Rita Bell, and she survives him.

Robert was a member of the Revival Tabernacle Church in Clifford, Indiana. His favorite thing to do was spend time with his family.

He is survived by his mother, Zora Bell, of Columbus, Indiana; wife, Rita Bell; daughters, Robin (David) Jones, and Bobbie (Brett Shafer) Meyer, both of Columbus, Indiana; son, Jeremy (Erin) Crank, of Columbus, Indiana; brother, James (Teresa) Bell, of Columbus, Indiana; sister, Martha (Roy) West, of Hope, Indiana; grandchildren, Josh Bell, Zacharey Jessie, Dakota Jessie, Tyler Houchens, Marissa Meyer, Durand Meyer, Lauren Crank, and Audrey Crank; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his father, James Bell, a grandchild, and a great-grandchild.

The graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery on Monday, July 10, 2023, with Rev. Eli Johnson officiating.

Those wishing may make memorial donations to Revival Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, or Our Hospice of Southern Indiana.

You are invited to light a virtual candle of remembrance and leave a message of condolence to the family on our website at www.jewellrittman.com.