Wade E. Bell Sr., age 87 of Glen Dale, WV died Monday, February 22, 2021 in Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, OH.

He was born July 20, 1933 in Wheeling, WV the son of the late Robert and Martha Virginia Sliger Bell.

He was a retired data processing manager; a member of 1st Presbyterian Church, Moundsville, BPOE; Masonic Lodge Marshall Union #8 AF & AM; Scottish Rite Valley of Wheeling, and Osiris Shrine, Wheeling.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janice “Janet” Bell; three brothers, Robert, William, and John Bell; and two sisters, Martha Haines, and Doris Bringman.

Survivors include four children, Dr. Wade, Jr. (Dr. Tracy) Bell of Lexington, VA, Alan (Roseanne) Bell of Annapolis, MD, Lee Ann (Mark) Smith of Glen Dale, and Leslie McLain of Columbus, OH; two sisters, Ruth Cockburn, and Rebecca (Ron) Ross; five grandchildren, Jacob Sadaly, Ian McLain, Maxwell McLain, Bryce Bell, and Alexis Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitors are welcome, however the family asks that masks be worn and social distancing guidelines be followed for visitation on Wednesday from 6-8pm at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville.

The family asks for no flowers or gifts and understands that due to these unforeseen times, many who would normally attend will choose not to.

Private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marshall County Library, 700 -5th St., Moundsville, WV 26041.

Sympathy expressions at grisell funeralhomes.com