Stephen Edward Bell passed away in San Angelo with family on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

He was born on Nov. 8, 1943 in Coleman to Earl and Lometta Bell. He married Reta Hardy on Dec. 21, 1968 in Garden City.

They had two daughters. Stephanie Bell Dobbs of San Angelo is married to Charles Dobbs. They have three daughters, Jillian, Jocelyn and Jensen Dobbs.

Krystal Bell McDaniel of Flower Mound is married to Brandon McDaniel. They have two daughters, Lauren and Katie McDaniel.

He was preceded in death by his dad, Earl Bell and his brother James Bell.

He is survived by his mother Lometta Bell, and sisters Doris Marie Covert and Celia Hollon.

Steve had served in the United States Army from 1963-1967. After the Army, he worked at the Ford Motor Company in Dallas. He owned his own radiator shop in both DeSoto and in San Angelo. He later moved to Garden City, where he became a rancher and raised his family.

He loved collecting, racing and working on cars. He enjoyed cooking competitions and providing a rest stop for the MS 150 bike riders.