Bobby Lee Bell was born into this life on September 16, 1948 in Smackover, Arkansas. His parents Bennie and Margaret Jones Bell taught him Christian values and the value of hard work.Bobby was a graduate of Smackover Training School. He worked several jobs and was known to be a jack of all trades. Fishing was one of his hobbies and he would spend hours out fishing for the day’s catch. “BB” known by some was made friends easily.On July, 3, 2017 he passed and although his absence leaves a void. His memory will linger forever. He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Bell (1980) and his mother, Margaret Bell (1999); three brothers, Calvin, David Bell and Sylvester Bell; a step-brother, Curtis Lee Bell (2008) and a granddaughter, Kamaria L. Heard (2005).He leaves a wonderful family that includes his children: Loretta Bell of Camden, AR and Bobby L. Bell, Jr., of Washington State; one grandson, Kamaron J. Heard of Camden, AR; two sisters, Hazel J. (Frederick) McElroy of El Dorado, AR and Daisy Bell (Benny Gaskin) of Smackover, AR; three brothers, Bill (Priscilla) Bell of Dallas, TX, Richard Bell of El Dorado, AR and Timothy Bell of Smackover, AR. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins, his best friend, Otis Parlor of Smackover, AR and several other friends.