George L. “Tapper” Schell, 60, resident of Elmira, NY, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, November 10, 2020, in Guthrie Corning Hospital, Corning, NY.

George was born in Wheeling, on November 12, 1959, son of the late Alfred B. and Evelyn Westlake Schell.

He was a retired sand distributor and former member of West Liberty Christian Church. He was a former member of the Sistersville VFW and Elks Club.

Surviving is his fiancee, Kelly Newton; three children, Justin Cashwell, Amy Watkins and Jessica Mullen; two grandchildren; three brothers, Alfred E. Schell and his fiance, Shannon Taggart, Richard A. Schell and his wife, Nancy, and Timothy Schell; several nieces and nephews.

Services were held at the convenience of the family. Local arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave., Wheeling, WV, 26003, 304-277-2722.