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John Ray Bell, II

August 19, 1979 — March 25, 2024

Centralia, Missouri



John R. Bell, II 44, Centralia, MO passed away Monday, March 25, 2024, at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics. He was born August 19, 1979, in Columbia, MO the son of the late John R. Bell and Charlotte (Kiplinger) Bell.


He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his mother Charlotte Bell of Centralia, MO; two brothers Gerald Bell of Columbia, MO and Jason Bell and TyAnn of Columbia, MO; one sister Diane Kiplinger of Centralia, MO; five nieces and nephews Danielle Dopler and her husband Brady, Eric Moore, Brooklyn Moore, Erin Moore and Ayden Bell; a great niece Awen Dopler; other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his father, his grandparents preceded him in death.


John worked as a carpenter for several years with his brother. He enjoyed making music, fishing, carpentry, mechanics and spending time with his family.


A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at

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