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 will continue to lift your family to God in prayer. We understand how the loss of a brother affects the family. So glad to read of his relationship with the Lord and of his relationship with his family. May the Holy Spirit surround each of you with comfort and love. God bless. Anita
Submitted by Claudia on Aug 30 2018 04:37:39 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We will always remember Mac's contagious smile.
Jeannie and Danny Sanderson
Submitted by Jeannie and Danny Sanderson on May 15 2018 08:00:21 PM
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Charles and Suzette McGowen lit a candle on May 13 2018 03:01:28 PM
Dear Bobbi and family,
I just read about Mack’s passing tonight. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May a God bless all of you during this difficult time.
Yvonne and Joe Wyche
Submitted by Yvonne Williams Wyche on May 13 2018 12:27:51 AM
Yvonne Williams Wyche lit a candle for Mack Lloyd Bell, Jr.
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Our deep sympathy is extended to you during this time with losing "Little Mack". I remember playing with him down in Currie in the Big House and in the barns. We pray for your peace and comfort. Duff and Nancy Miller and Family
Submitted by Duff Miller on May 9 2018 10:10:32 PM
Wishing the family peace to bring comfort and the courage to face the days ahead. May loving memories forever hold in your heart. As cherish faith sustain all of God's love and cherish promise to reunite loss loved ones back to the family by means of the ressurection.
(1John 4:9) (Isaiah 25:8)
Submitted by RB on May 9 2018 03:15:45 PM
I thought some prayers are with you and your family so sorry for your loss
Submitted by Kim and Roger Scambler on May 9 2018 01:21:41 PM
Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to you all
Submitted by Edith and Jerry Fedoronko on May 9 2018 12:43:10 PM
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