Dr. Charles Douglas Bell (1929-2019)

Dr. Charles Douglas Bell, M.D. passed away on November 14, 2019 at Smith Mountain Lake, VA.

Charles was born October 4, 1929 in Coryell County, Texas to Callie Estelle Ward and John Elzie Bell. He graduated from Waco High School, The University of Texas at Austin, and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

After medical school Dr. Bell served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force before going into private practice in the Buda/Kyle area where he and his family lived for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife Robbie Nell Forrest Bell, his parents Elzie and Callie Bell, his sister Mary Lou Sandhoff, and grandson Tyler Oliver.

Dr. Bell was a devoted husband and father who loved his family, American history, the Texas Longhorns, and all his dogs and animals.

He is survived by son Greg Bell of Spring, TX. wife Denise Bell and children Christopher, Mallory, and Cameron; daughter Beverly Bell of Georgetown, TX. and children Emily, Michael, and Jonathan; daughter Barbara Oliver of Wirtz, VA. husband George and children Justin, Marshall, Katherine, and Kelly; daughter Carolyn Bell of Rosanky, TX.; son Bill Wade of Swansea, IL. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 23 at Nail-Haggard funeral home in Daingerfield, TX. with interment to follow at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Rocky Branch, TX.    
Nail-Haggard Funeral Home, 400 Webb St., Daingerfield, Texas 75638, 903-645-2265.

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