Mack Lloyd Bell, Jr. left his earthly life Friday night, May 4, 2018 with peace in his heart. His family has been at his side, loving him, supporting him and caring for him during the past few weeks as cancer took his body, but not his spirit. Mack said cancer was a blessing to him as it led him from religion to a personal relationship with Jesus. Family and friends gave Mack back what he has always given to each of them as son, husband, daddy, Bepa, and friend. Mack’s presence in his earthly life brought love, joy, fun, laughter, and strength to family and friends. His passing leaves an empty place in our family circle as well as with all his friends.
Mack was a member of Mission Baptist Church. His family was his pride and joy in life and he took a major part in Lori and Michael’s lives from birth to becoming adults. Sports, school activities, and you name it he was involved. Being grandparents was an extra blessing to Mack and Bobbi. Mack will be missed beyond measure.
Mack was born July 9, 1957 in Burgaw, the son of Virginia Bell and the late Mack Lloyd Bell, Sr. In addition to his mother, Mack is survived by his wife of 38 years, Bobbi Bell; daughter, Lori Bell; son, Michael Bell and his wife, Jennifer and their daughter, Anna Bell; father-in-law, Robert Brown; sister-in-law, Cheryl Williams and her husband, Bruce; nieces and many friends, who thought the world of Mack.
Bobbi, Lori, Michael and Jennifer would like to share their grateful appreciation to Bruce and Cheryl Williams for care, comfort and love given Mack and to them during Mack’s last journey on this earth. They were there every step of the way.
Adhering to Mack’s wishes there will be no formal visitation or services held. What would please Mack most is to keep his family in your prayers.
Later, again at Mack’s request, there will be a private family scattering of his cremated remains at his favorite place to be in all the world, Surf City, Topsail Island.
Instead of flowers please consider a donation to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401 or to the charity of your choice.
Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family by selecting "Guest Book" above.
Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Burgaw.
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We are so sorry to hear about your loss! Please know that you, your children and family are all in our prayers during this diificult time. May God bless you and sustain you with a peace that passeth all understanding. Your husband was a very well-loved man and will be missed by all. Love and prayers🙏 Psalm 46:1-7
Submitted by Leon & Kathy McMillan on May 6 2018 10:54:53 AM
I so sorry I keep all in my prayers May God Bless all of u
Submitted by Anna Casto on May 6 2018 10:05:57 AM
Ms Virginia, Bobbi, and family, I am so sorry to hear of Mack Jr's illness and passing. I've known Mack Jr. all my life and like so many, have fond memories. My memories are all happy and joyful. Mack Jr. had the best smile, laugh and full of personality. Love, peace, and blessings to those hurting.
Submitted by Jan Lanier Hogge on May 6 2018 10:04:43 AM
Tony and Cindy Fontana lit a candle for Mack Lloyd Bell, Jr.
Tony and Cindy Fontana lit a candle on May 6 2018 08:59:21 AM
Continued prayers for y'all.
Lori, I believe it was your baptism where I met your dad. He was a very joyful man. I know he was so proud of you that day with such a huge smile! We all were (you had your own cheerleading section). I'm sure you have many other memories to add on, but I thought I would share the one that stood out the most to me. Praying for you and please know I'm always a text/call away!
Submitted by Alishia McPherson on May 6 2018 08:30:26 AM
Kathy Russ Walsak lit a candle for Mack Lloyd Bell, Jr.
Kathy Russ Walsak lit a candle on May 6 2018 08:18:37 AM
We will miss Mack greatly as he was always kind and generous! What I remember most about Mack was his involvement at VBS, he was wonderful with the children and many still had fond memories of those days at Mission Baptist! God Bless you Mack Bell, our prayers are with you and especially your family as they search to fill that gap in their lives!
Submitted by Jeff Hansen on May 6 2018 08:06:54 AM
Ray and Sharon Roupe lit a candle for Mack Lloyd Bell, Jr.
Ray and Sharon Roupe lit a candle on May 6 2018 07:53:01 AM
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