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Thomas D. Bell

August 30, 1956 - June 10, 2021
Kalamazoo, MI



Sunday, June 27, 2021
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Milham Park
The corner of Lovers Lane and Kilgore
Kalamazoo, MI


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1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Life Story / Obituary


Thomas D. Bell, a life long resident of Kalamazoo died on Thursday, June 10, 2021. He was born on August 30, 1956, the oldest son of Berlin and Barbara (Reynolds) Bell. Tom was a social person who had an array of friends and enjoyed helping people. He loved to shoot pool, was well read and had a lifelong passion of music and cars. His family will remember him as a generous person with a tender heart. Members of his family include his 3 sisters: Barbara Jean (Max) Miller, Ramona Bell and Juanita Bell. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Wendell Thrasher. Cremation has taken place and there will be a gathering for friends and family to celebrate his life on Sunday, June 27th from 2-4 PM at Milham Park. Tom will be buried next to his Father in the Grand Prairie Cemetery. Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900.