Rodney Lachlan Bell
June 20, 2000 11:00 pm

Rodney Lachlan Bell, 68, Klamath Falls, died June 18, 2000.

Bell was the owner of Bell Hardware in Klamath Falls.

Mr. Bell was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Grants Pass to Edwin and Elizabeth "Bessie" (McDonald) Bell.

He lived almost all of his life in Klamath Falls.

He married Marcella Murray on June 21, 1953, in Klamath Falls.

Bell Hardware was established by his parents after they moved to Klamath Falls in 1934.

He was a member and past president of the Klamath County Rotary Club and a member of Reames Golf and Country Club, and the Door and Hardware Institution. He was also an architectural hardware consultant.

Among his interests were family activities, golf, travel, cooking hamburgers on Sunday night, hunting, going to his beach house in Brookings, and his poker club.

Survivors include his wife, Marcella Bell of Klamath Falls; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Kim Bell of Newberg; John and Kendall Bell of Klamath Falls; Daniel and Kelli Bell of Holly Springs, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Katherine Bell-Davidson and Charlie Davidson of Portland; grandsons Peter and Jack Bell of Klamath Falls; Griffith Bell of Holly Springs; brother Ray Bell of Dallas, Texas; brother-in-law and his wife, Rodney and Marie Murray of Klamath Falls; sister-in-law and her husband, Rosemary and John Young of Portola Valley, Calif.

A memorial service is scheduled for June 22 at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. It will be preceded by an interment at 1 p.m. in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ross Ragland Theater, 218 N. Seventh St., Klamath Falls, OR 97601.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ward's Klamath Funeral Home.