WARREN, Ohio – Eric Michael Bell, 46, of 700 Buckeye Street NW, Apartment 604, Warren, departed this life on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at his residence.
He was born on April 17, 1971 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Clifford, Jr. and Carol Edythe Bufford Bell, coming to the area in 2015.
He was a graduate of The Rayen High School.
Eric enjoyed riding his bike, listening to music and dancing.
He leaves to mourn one brother, Shane Bell of Youngstown; two sisters, Ms. Megan Bell of Dayton and Ms. Dana Bell of Youngstown; two nephews, Allen and Cameron Bell, both of Youngstown; one niece, Ms. Kiana Bell of Youngstown; caregiver/uncle, Cochise Bufford of Youngstown; companion, Ms. Leah Kopheiner of Warren and a host of relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Ms. Edythe Floyd Bufford, Hiawatha K. Bufford, Clifford Bell, Sr. and Ms. Rose Warden Bell.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 8 at 12:00 Noon at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Funeral Chapel.
Calling hours will be held one hour prior to service on Saturday, July 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon at the funeral home.
Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Funeral Home. Please visit www.smwfuneralhomes.net to send online condolences to the Bell family.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, July 5 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.