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Owen Bell
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Owen Frank "Shorty"
1933 - 2017
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Obituary for Owen "Shorty" Bell

Owen "Shorty"  Bell
Owen “Shorty” Bell passed away on December 23, 2017 at his home in Pagosa Springs. Shorty was born to Henry and Letha Bell in Missouri.

Shorty grew up in Pagosa Springs. At 21 years old he joined the Navy and served 4 years active duty and another 4 years in the reserves.

Shorty married the love of his life, Emily on March 31, 1964. Shorty worked for many years in Pagosa Springs at San Juan Lumber, Bob’s LP Gas and Selph’s Propane.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Emily Bell; son, Jeff (Laura); son-in-law, James Campbell; granddaughter, Kayla (Allen) Sadahiro; grandson, Dylan Bell; great granddaughter, Ember Sadahiro; good friends, Daron and Angela Selph; 3 siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Betsy Bell Campbell; six siblings and his parents.

Shorty has a contagious smile and a great sense of humor that everyone knew and loved him by. He will be dearly missed. Per his request, there will be no services.
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