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Charles "Bud" Bell - 93

6/2/1922 - 11/24/2015
Walnut, IL
Charles E. “Bud” Bell, age 93, of Walnut, Illinois died Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Heritage Manor, Walnut. Bud was born June 2, 1922 in Primghar, Iowa the son of Charlie and Ada (Wathan) Bell. He served in the United States Army landing in Normandy on D-Day+6 and participated in the Liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge. Bud was a graduate of Bradford High School. He was united in marriage to Lillian Darmer on May 25, 1946 in Macomb, IL. She preceded him in death on January 7, 2003. Bud and Lillian owned and operated the Walnut Café for 46 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Walnut American Legion Post #179, Wyanet VFW, Walnut Gun Club and Ducks Unlimited. Bud was an avid hunter. He is survived by one daughter, Lilli (John) Ruggeri of Millstadt, IL; one son, Chuck Bell of Newark, NJ; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Lillian, 3 brothers and 5 sisters. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut with the Rev. Karen Berg, officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the Garland Funeral Home. A memorial has been established to the Walnut Fire Department in lieu of flowers.


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