Mechanic 03

John Troy Bell

January 15, 1964 ~ December 30, 2019 (age 55)


John “Troy” Bell, son of Clara Bell and the late John Bell, was born January 15, 1964 in Lewiston, Maine. Troy passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 while surrounded by his family at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. 

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 31 years, Lynn Bell, daughter Caitlin Bell Foy (Colin Foy) of Grimesland, grandson Liam, also of Grimesland, sister Cindy Lakenburges of O’Fallon, IL, sister Carrie Bell, and brother Shawn Bell, both of Lewiston, ME.

Raised in Lewiston, Troy excelled at playing ice hockey in his youth, where he was an All State player for multiple years.He was a lover of the outdoors and an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast.Troy enjoyed working with his hands and was a skilled carpenter and mechanic. 

In honor and celebration of his life, memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 11, at Carlisle Funeral Home in Tarboro, NC.

In lieu of flowers, Troy’s family requests contributions to assist with his extensive medical expenses, which can be shared via NC State Employees’ Credit Union.


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Celebration of Life
January 11, 2020

2:00 PM
Carlisle Funeral Home
701 Hospital Drive
Tarboro, NC 27886

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