Tom Bell, 82, of Rockport, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky.
He was born in Patronville, on May 7, 1938, to the late Walter and Virginia (Shourds) Bell.
He retired from Peerless Pottery after 41 years of service, where he worked as a caster.
Tom is survived by his wife, Darla (Winkler) Bell of Rockport; his children, Gary Bell of Owensboro, KY, Michael Bell and his wife, Dawn, of Rockport and Krista Seitz and her husband, Andy, of Rockport; his grandchildren, Keith, John, Ryan, Tesa, Destiny, Trent, Kayla and Gracie; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services are 10 a.m., Saturday, May 8, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Rockport, with Pastor Jill Kaetzel officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m., Friday, May 7, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday morning at the church.
The family would like masks to be worn.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation, Inc. at bos-foundation.org, or Trinity United Methodist Church.
Friends unable to attend may leave a condolence for the family at www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.