Kenneth Troy Bell Sr.

Born: Mon., Oct. 30, 1967
Died: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Location: Minor - Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
Location: St. John M.B. Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
Location: St. John M.B. Church

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“Kenneth Troy Bell, Sr. was on born October 30, 1967 to the late Maurice Bell Jr. and Lorraine Matthews-Bell. He departed this life on Monday, October 1, 2018.

Troy was a graduate of Joliet Township High School and a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church.  

Troy was employed as an Emissions Technician by the Illinois Vehicle Emissions Testing Station.

Troy always made sure that others were taken care of, he had a passion to help people. He was highly regarded and respected because of his kind and gentle demeanor. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Troy was preceded in death by his father, Maurice Bell Jr., paternal grandparents, Maurice and Annie Bell; maternal grandparents, Edward and Bernice Matthews; four uncles, Curtis Matthews, Edward Matthews Jr., Booker T Matthews and Lee Doris Matthews; one aunt, Janet Mitchell; grandmother-in-law, Doris Scales; and nephew, Cepeda Jackson, Jr.

Troy leaves cherishing memories with his loving wife, Nicole; his children, Kenneth Bell Jr., of Chicago, IL, Tyvia (William) Neal of Chicago, IL and Keenan (Ashley) Bell of Joliet, IL; his loving mother, Lorraine Bell of Joliet, IL; mother-in-law, Sheena Jackson of Joliet, IL; sisters-in-law, Jacy Richards and Delizza Russell; brothers-in-law, Murvin Jackson and Cepeda Jackson Sr.; eight grandchildren; two godsons, Kydon and Kaleb; a host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and three special friends, Steve Anderson, Marvin Grant, and Donald Newell.

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Darceia Greene
   Posted Fri October 05, 2018
My heart goes out to your family on the passing of Troy .

Justin Matthews
   Posted Sat October 06, 2018

SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent by The Matthews Family.

Always loving you, Troy.... Aunt Lynn, Greg, Tracey, Justin, Alexis, and our extended families. You will forever be in our hearts

Cheri Chambers
   Posted Tue October 09, 2018


To Our Dearest Troy; You will forever be in our hearts and we will miss you forever! Love Cheri Chamber and Family

Joey Bolden
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Condolences 2 the Sorry 4 this loss.
Troy wuz 1 of a kind & a Great Person ..he Will B Missed.
E.N.D. "South End Family"

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