Howard K. Bell
Howard K. Bell, of Little Rock, left this earth Easter morning (April 20, 2003) to be with his Lord. Mr. Bell was born December 15, 1918 in Silver City, New Mexico.
Mr. Bell was preceded in death by his mother, long time Little Rock Central High teacher, Carolyn S. Bell and his wife Margaret M. Bell. He is survived by his sister Dorothy Bell Scoggins, nieces and nephews: Carolyn Sue Caughey, Donald R. Scoggins, John K. Scoggins and June S. Wood.
Mr. Bell was a retired school teacher having a long career teaching science and biology at Little Rock Central High School.
Mr. Bell was also retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of Captain in the artillery. Captain Bell commenced his military service immediately following the attack on Pearl Harbor and served through WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Decorations for his service in France included recognition for combat air missions as a forward artillery observer.
Mr. Bell was a long time member of Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church, taught adult bible class and sang in the choir for over sixteen years. Mr. Bell was a volunteer at Southwest Hospital and in 1997 was recognized for 1578 volunteer hours.
Funeral Services will be at 2:00pm Wednesday at the Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church with Rev. Floyd Whatley officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Village or Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church Choir fund. Arrangements are by Ruebel Funeral Home.