Leonard Northern Bell, 79, of Montross, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021. He worked for NSWC- Dahlgren as an Ordnance Expert for 30 years and was a Deacon of Currioman Baptist Church. Leonard was an outdoorsman and enjoyed grass cutting, gardening, constructing and building things. More than anything, Leonard loved his family and his grandsons.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ethel Ann Bell; sons, Michael Bell (Beth) and Gary Bell (Beverly); four grandsons, Joshua (Kimberly), Cullen, Carson and Matthew; and sister, Margaret Ann King.
Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, Griffin Northern and Gertrude Staples Bell; and brothers, William “Billy” Bell and Irving Bell.
A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Currioman Baptist Church, with interment following in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 pm to 2 pm prior to the funeral at Currioman Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Currioman Baptist Church, PO Box 841, Montross, VA 22520.