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Lloyd ‘Sam’ Bell

Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

ROCK FALLS – Lloyd “Sam” Bell, 67, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls. He was a self-employed truck driver for more than 40 years, retiring in 2007.

Sam was born July 20, 1945, in Dixon, the son of Lloyd and Julia (Holcomb) Bell. He served in the Marines and Army. 

Survivors include his children, Todd, Samantha and Julia; two sisters, Stella Duenow and Juanita (Lester) Insley, both of Rock Falls; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.

Graveside service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls, with Danny McCarty officiating. McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established.

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