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Obituary for Steven Parker Bell, Sr.

Steven Parker Bell, Sr., 64, of Rivesville passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, April 17th, 2022 at WVU Medicine - JW Ruby Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Oakland, MD on April 8th, 1958, a son of Alice Landon Bell of Oakland, MD and the late Parker Bell.

Survivors include his wife, Toni Dinch Bell; his daughter Holly Perando and her husband Ben; four grandchildren, Dawn Bell, and Lee, Jesse and Cody Perando; a sister, Cindy Byers; three brothers, Richard Bell and his wife Karen, Randy Bell and Andrew Bell; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Steven Parker Bell, Jr.; and a sister, Mindy Brawn.

Steve was a very hard working man. He retired as a superintendent from the City of Morgantown Street Department where he as a superintendent for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He had a very outgoing personality and will be missed by many.

At his request, Steve will be cremated and inurned with his son at the Masontown Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends and a service to honor his life will be held at a later date. When finalized, those details will be updated and shared by the funeral home.

Smith Funeral & Cremation Care of Westover / Morgantown is providing care and guidance to the family.

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