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Norman James Bell

January 30, 1940 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 82)


Norman James Bell, 82, took his last breath on March 26, 2022 in Helmer, Idaho. He was born on Jan. 30, 1940, to James and Hilda Bell. He grew up and Graduated High school in Troy, ID. 

Norman joined the Navy when he was 17 years old and was stationed on the USS Cole. After he was discharged, he had various small jobs until he landed at Lowry Trucking, where he worked as a truck driver for 43 years, retiring at age 70. 

He lived in Clarkia, Idaho, and he loved the woods, spending every day working, riding, camping, floating rivers, and shooting his guns until his last.

He is survived by his sister Betty Best (Don), his 3 children Terri Pentland (Rick), Debbie Vankomen (James), and Jim Bell (Tami), his adopted daughter Bobbi Coup,  and he thought of Bill Lowry as his son. He was also in love with his 13 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren. 

A memorial 4wheeler ride in his Honor with be held on Father's Day weekend, from Clarkia, ID to his favorite spot.

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