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Benjamin Wayne Bell

12/11/1983 - 01/23/2021

Obituary for Benjamin Wayne Bell

Benjamin Wayne Bell, 37, of Sedalia, MO passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at his home. He was born on December 11, 1983 in Clark, MO.

In 1985 he became a member of the Roark family. Ben attended the Children's Therapy Center and graduated from E.W. Thompson State School. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church where he was baptized. Ben enjoyed bird watching, listening to music, going to the family cabin at the lake on weekends, and especially loved going on car rides in the country and being out in the nature.

He is survived by a sister, Becky Acton (Kenneth) of Moberly, MO; a brother, Stuart Bell of Sedalia; and his foster mom, Linda Roark of the home.

He was preceded in death by his foster dad, Clyde Roark; and foster brother, Trevis Roark.

A graveside service and burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Andrew Tessone officiating.

Pallbearers will be Mike Maurizi, Greg Borke, Darin Roark, Braden Maurizi, and Brett Borke.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.




02:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery
3306 Greenridge Rd
Sedalia, MO 65301
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Linda & family, I was sorry to hear of the passing of Ben. You were such a wonderful presence in his life, I'm sure. My condolences.
- Sherry Sumner
So very sorry for the loss of Ben. He had a wonderful life and great care. Prayers to the Roark Family.
- Susan Brock

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