William Wayne Bell, 67, of Ooltewah, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 in a local hospital.
A longtime resident of Ooltewah, Wayne was owner and operator of Wayne Bell Stables and was former manager of Heritage Farms for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ballard and Mattie Bell and his daughter, Kelly Smith.
Survivors are his wife, Johnna Marsh Bell; daughter, Laurie Rose, Chattanooga; stepdaughter, Erica Eberle, Ooltewah; two stepsons, Marsh Eberle, Knoxville and Hunter Eberle, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Emily Sisk, Garrett Smith, Kayle Rose and Jarred Rose; several brothers and sisters in Florida.
Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 3 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, Ooltewah with Reverend Louisa Parsons officiating.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Book of Remembrance at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home and Cremation Services, East Brainerd Road.