CORTLAND– Dr. Robert Michael “Mike “Bell, 50, likewise referred to as “Doc,” passed away Monday, July 20, 2020, at his home in Cortland.
He was born Nov. 1, 1969, in Columbus, a boy of Kathryn Adams Bell and the late Dr. Richard T. Bell.
Mike had actually worked as a chiropractic doctor in Cortland for nearly 22 years, owning and operating Bell Family Chiropractic Clinic.
He belonged to many professional and recreational organizations.
Mike was an avid outdoorsman and sportsperson, often teaching pals how to hunt, golf and fish. Like his father, remaining in the woods, golf course or on a body of water, brought him excellent joy. As a child of a veterinarian, he owned and trained numerous cherished pets, which loved him. And as a chiropractic doctor, he helped many people in our neighborhood attain healthier and more active lives. Mike's full-body smile and laugh will be fondly remembered.
He is made it through by his mother, Kathryn “Katie” (Jim Bonney) Bell of Cortland; 2 bros, Richard “Tav” (Roger Bayus) Bell Jr. of Rotonda West, Fla. and Christopher “Chris” (Amy) Bell of Cortland; and by his sis, Heather (Jarrod) Kane of Leetonia. Also making it through are his 4 nephews, Alex Bell, Morgan Kane, Brennon Kane and Ethan Kane; and a niece, Ava Scott.
Mike was preceded in death by his friend and dad, Dr. Richard T. Bell Sr.
. Private household services were held.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a public celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Mike will be laid to rest along side his daddy in Hillside Cemetery in Bazetta.
Plans have been entrusted to the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia.
Friends and family may see this obituary and send out condolences at www.familycareservices.com.