Michael D. Bell, 35

February 22, 2011

FEB. 19, 1976-FEB. 21, 2011

Michael Dwayne Bell, 35 of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born Thursday, Feb. 19, 1976, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Charles Sumner Bell Jr. of Hagerstown, Md., and Connie T. Bell-Winston of Summerville, S.C.

Michael attended North Hagerstown High School and later became a licensed Maryland Realtor. As a sports enthusiast, Michael was an avid drag racer, and a fixture on and off the track at the Mason Dixon Dragway. His most amazing gift, however, was just being Michael; a son, a brother, a loving father and friend.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Mikaylah R. Bell of Baltimore, Md.; six sisters, Fenicia K. Bell of Hagerstown, Bernadette R. Thomas of Newark, Del., Bobbie Jo Losch of Woodstock, Va., Coffi M. Bell of Washington, D.C., Charlesa M. Bell of Hagerstown, and Angela Grimes of Waynesboro, Pa.; one brother, Charles Sumner Bell III of Hagerstown; and numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor Jamal Q. Cooper officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25.

Interment will follow at the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Michael for the benefit of his daughter's college fund, Mikaylah Rayhan Bell c/o Coffi M. Bell, 5900 Princess Garden Parkway, Suite 400 Lanham, MD 20706.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery,com

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