Ira Bell, 67, of 302 Elmore Street, Mt. Olive, died Saturday in the Willow Creek Nursing Home.
He was born May 30, 1946 to Jospeh and Mary Bell in Martin County.
He is survived by his wife Eldean Langley Grantham Bell and his children.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 PM at the Gospel Light United Holy Church. Burial will follow in the Carver Memorial Park, Mt. Olive.
Visitation Thursday from 2 PM until 7 PM with family present to receive friends from 6 PM until 7 PM at the funeral home. At other times, the family will receive friends at the residence where they will assemble in preparation for the funeral procession.