Elkton, MD - George F. Bell, Sr., 81, passed away peacefully with loving family by his side on Monday, October 29, 2018.

George was born in Wilmington, DE, to the late Gordon W. and Beatrice K. Bell.

George graduated from Conrad High School, class of 1955. He retired from Dupont after 35 years with the company. He enjoyed bowling and his yearly vacation to the Caribbean. He was an avid outdoorsman and when not tinkering in the shed on his many projects, he enjoyed sitting on his deck and watching the wildlife that would come to visit.

He is survived by his children George Bell, Jr (Mary), Marjorie Cavender (Paul), Pamela Keiser (Gary); Stepsons Daniel Bell (Alicia), and Andrew Bell (Nina); 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his longtime loving companion Mae Sheetz.

The family would like to thank his nurses Kelsey, Michelle and Rae Ann and the Amedisys Hospice team for the compassionate care provided to him and family.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 24, 2018, 3:00 pm, at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, where friends may call from 2 to 3 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a favorite charity.

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