April 27, 2019
A homegoing visitation for Mr. Willie John Bell, Jr. "Charles" of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 will be held on Friday, April 26th, at Aikens Funeral Home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Willie John Bell, Jr. "Charles" was born May 14, 1958 in Tampa, Florida to the late Willie Charles Bell and Maxine Taylor. He attended the local schools of Hillsborough County. Willie enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He leaves to cherish his precious memories with his loving and dedicated wife, Diane Bell; 3 beautiful children, Tramayne Ellison (Samantha), Willie Bell (Ebony) and Nyla M. Bell; 7 grandchildren, Jacquez Gilcrest, Sharmain Ellison, Tramayne Ellison, Jr., Alexandrea Ellison, Jermayne Ellison, Daniel Ellison and Xavier Bell; 1 sister, Paula Reeves (Fred); great-great aunt, Rose Clemons; 2 sisters-in-law, Barbara Jones and Alice Smith and fiance (David) all of Tampa, Florida; 3 brothers-in-law, Willie Davis, Robert Whitehead, Norman Gibson and fiance (Herbertha) all of Tampa, Florida; 15 loving step-children; best-friend, Johnetta Goldsmith; 3 loving pets, Rosco, Precious and Pee Wee; a host of other relatives and friends that will truly miss him. The family will receive friends during the visitation on Friday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.