was born January 12, 1987 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Robert and Sherise Bell. He grew up in Winston, Oregon. At the age of 23 after attending Umpqua Community College, Lane Community College and studying three years at the University of Oregon, he moved to Louisiana to be near his mother, Sherise Gordon and sister Caisha Bell. Brandon worked at a large lumber mill in Oakdale, Louisiana for three years. He enjoyed traveling across Europe each fall, visiting friends and exploring. Brandon especially loved France and could speak French fluently. He was an adventurer and planned to become an international journalist. He also had a passion for history and loved to learn. Brandon had a pleasant personality which drew friends to him both at work and in his social life. He spoke kindly of everyone and always reached out to those less fortunate - he was a true example of compassion, humility and love to all who knew him. After returning from Europe in the fall he decided to move back to Winston and stayed at his Grandparent’s house while looking for work. Whatever he set his mind on, he did well both in school and work. He enjoyed reading, traveling and especially his Harley Davidson motorcycle which he rode a lot all over the US. Brandon passed away on November 21, 2013 at the age of 26. He is greatly missed by his mother, family and friends. We will see you on the other side loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. In the meantime all Heaven is taking care of you and where the Lord is there is fullness of joy. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 20, 2013 at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses. Interment will follow within the grounds of Roseburg Memorial Gardens. Please visit wilsonschapeloftherosesfh.com to leave the family fond memories and condolences.
Brandon Scott Bell
Trending in: Opinion
- Editorial: On the dole and feeling bummed in Douglas County
- Letter: Shift timber industry from harvest to restoration in Douglas County
- Letter: Don’t discard a knowledgeable candidate for Douglas County commissioner
- Letter: Fire District 2 contract with Douglas County provides ambulance service
- Letter: Don’t burden U.S. citizens with red tape