Robert Ernest Bell
Robert "Bob" Ernest Bell
was born August 27, 1927. He
graduated from Sandy High
School in 1945 and soon after
joined the Navy.
In 1947, Bob married the
love of his life, Joy. They spent
most of their 69 years in the
Sandy area. Bob made a career
with PGE and retired after 42
years. Before retiring, Bob and
Joy enjoyed traveling to places
like Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Wyoming and Missouri.
They retired 18 years in Pine Hollow and 10 years in
Arizona before returning to Sandy, 8 years ago.
He loved golfing and hunting. Bob was a great
handyman and enjoyed helping family and friends
with their home remodeling projects.
Bob is survived by his sons, Greg Bell and wife
Joanne of Boring and Scott Bell and wife Marvel of
Wamic; grandchildren, Dave and Lori Muck, Toby
and Aimee Bell, Chad and Jill Bell, Robby and Carey
Bell, Tyson and Heather Bell; great children, Annalise,
Melanie, Marshall, Owen, Alexa, Natalie, Macy and
Cailey. He had numerous nieces and nephews. Bob
was preceded in death by his son, Doug; brother, Earl
and wife, Joy.
A celebration of life will be held at Sandy Funeral
Home on Friday, November 16 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of
flowers, the family requests any donations may be
made to Mt. Hood Hospice and/or the Pine Hollow