Morris Dunkley Bell 1961 ~ 2011Comment on this story
Our Beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Morris Dunkley Bell, passed away July 7 2011 in his home in Magna, Utah. Morris was born November 22, 1961 to Vallene and Phil Keller Bell (deceased) of Quincy, Washington. Survived by: daughters: Elizabeth (Amy) of Park City; Chistina of Salt Lake City; brothers: Phil (Karen) of Vancouver, WA; Daurell (Jana) of Sammamish, WA; Paul (Mary) of Coeur d'Alene, ID; and David of Medical Lake, WA; sisters: Patricia (Carl) Clark of West Jordan; Sharon (Richard) Oram of Lindon; and Barbara (Keith) Simon of Maple Valley, WA; grandson Trevin Blackburn. Morris attended Quincy High School, Ricks College and Southern Utah University. He was an Eagle Scout. He served a mission for the LDS church in the Missouri, St. Louis Mission. He married Rebecca Taft on Sept. 10, 1983. They had two daughters and later divorced. He was in a long term partnership with Bill Blevins. He married Cheryl Barney on Oct. 18, 2008 and later divorced. Morris had a passion for helping the elderly and people with disabilities. He worked as a nursing assistant in many group homes and long term care facilities in the Salt Lake City area. He will be missed by the people he cared for and the lives he touched. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the home of Pat and Carl Clark, 5291 West Mountain Vista Drive (8900 South) West Jordan.