William Attrell Bell, Sr. was born August 19, 1938 in Dallas, Texas to the parentage of Mordean Gilbert and O.B. Smith. He accepted Christ at an early age in catholic school. He completed his education and a proud alumna of Booker T. Washington High School. With joy, he was last employed with Texas Can Academy (Cars for Kids) until he departed.
William transitioned from this life on earth December 28, 2019. He was the eldest of 3 brothers (Mylowe, John, & Renee) and 5 sisters (Bonnie, Event, Lalette, Meda, & Annetra). Preceded him in death: Mother, first love (wife-Jewel), Son (Antoine), Brother (John), Sisters (Bonnie, Lalette, Annetra). Left to cherish in memory his children: William Andre Bell, Jr., W. Anthony Bell (wife-Cynthia), W. Antoine Bell (deceased) and Felicia Bell Robinson. Grandchildren: Quentin, Camille, Adrian, Latasha, William III, Vattie, Corey and Collin. 15 Great grandsons, 6 Great granddaughters; and a host of in-laws, nephews, nieces and family friends.