Friday 30 May 2014

Death of a retired Police Officer : PC 702 Robert (Bob) Bell

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of retired officer ex PC 702 Robert (Bob) Bell who died peacefully at home in Spennymoor on Sunday 25th May,  aged 90 years.
Bob was appointed to Durham Constabulary 6th September 1947 and retired on pension from NECRO on 17th June 1977  
He had  previously served at HQ, Easingwold, Stockton, Spennymoor, Kimblesworth,  Framwellgate Moor, Durham, Traffic Patrols, Special Incident Squad
Before joining Durham Constabulary Bob served with the RAF from 19th Sep 1942 – 07 Feb 1947
He does not leave a widow but will be much missed by family and friends.
Funeral service is to be held at 1.15pm on Monday 2nd June 2014 at St Paul’s Church in Spennymoor.  This will be followed by committal at Durham Crematorium. Family and friends are asked to meet at church.  There has been a request for family flowers only but donations if so desired may be given to Marie Curie and Macmillan Nurses.

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