John L. Bell, age 56 of Eldorado, died Friday morning Sept. 13, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
He was born Jan. 26, 1957, in Carmi, the son of Clifford and Ruth Marie (Hamblin) Bell.
John was a journeyman, wire man affiliated with I.B.E.W. Local 1516 of Jonesboro, Ark.
He is survived by his parents, Clifford (Helen) Bell of Carmi and Ruth Marie Hamblin Bell of Harrisburg; his daughter, Amanda Ledbetter of Princeton, Ind.; a grandson, Tucker Ledbetter; four brothers, Ron, Doug, Tracy and Jeff; two sisters, Sue and Marcia; several nieces and nephews; and aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Bradley Bell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Carmi. Burial will be in Union Ridge Cemetery near New Haven. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com