James M. Bell, 87, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Masonic Village. He was the husband of the late Betty Jane Coffroth Bell. He was born in Lancaster, son of the late Prizer M. and Harriett E. McLaughlin Bell. He was an over-the-road truck driver, having worked for several local trucking companies. Jim was a graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School; was of the Presbyterian faith; a veteran of the US Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict; and a life-member of the VFW.
He is survived by two sons: James P. (Betty) Bell; and Robert M. (Denise) Bell. Two daughters: Patricia L. Yohn (Steve Nace); and Rebecca S. Bell. Five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. One sister: Esther S. Hosmer. He was preceded in death by one brother: Jack P. Bell. One sister: Nancy R. Leisey.
The Memorial Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville, PA 17554 on SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018 at 12:00 Noon with Chaplain Timothy A. Nickel, officiating. Visitation from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: the Hospice Unit, c/o Masonic Village. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.