David Eugene Bell III, early in the morning of July 19, 2014, David passed away at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. David was 52 years old.David Bell was born in Asheville, North Carolina on October 28, 1961. He was the fourth child of Mary and David Eugene Bell II.David attended the University of North Carolina Asheville and received degrees in Mathematics and Art. While attending UNC Asheville he met an elementary school teacher named Sheena Brown, who quickly became Sheena Brown Bell in 1984. Both teachers, David and Sheena began their 30 year journey. David and Sheena moved to Raleigh, North Carolina where they had their two children Cameron Alexander Bell, 25 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Megan Elizabeth Bell, 23 of Brentwood, Tennessee. After moving to Chicago, Illinois in 1992 to pursue a career in Marketing Research, David accepted a job in Nashville, Tennessee. The family settled in Murfreesboro and has been involved in the community for nearly twenty years. David’s life in Murfreesboro, Tennessee was one that honored the Lord and showed his love for his wife, his family and his friends. Aside from his gift of painting, he developed a passion for running and ran over 600 competitive miles in a total of 45 marathons & half marathons. David was committed to the things he loved and he was a living example of Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord…”David is survived by his wife, Sheena Brown Bell, son, Cameron Bell and wife Elise of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, daughter, Megan Bell of Brentwood, Tennessee, three older sisters and two brothers-in-law of North Carolina and a large, loving extended family. Even in David’s death, he gave life to others by participating as an organ donor.Visitation will be held Friday, July 25, 2014 from 9 a.m. until the funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel located at 1488 Lascassas Pike, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.Memorials may be made to the men’s ministry of World Outreach Church, Murfreesboro, TN.
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