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Chigger Bell

August 20, 1969 — July 5, 2021

Chigger Bell

Herbert Lee "Chigger" Bell, 51, of Liberal, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021 in Liberal, KS.

He was born on August 20, 1969 to Etna and Janice (Banister) Bell at Liberal, KS.

On October 9, 2016 he married Charlie Osborn at Las Vegas, NV.; she survives.

Chigger was a graduate of Liberal High School; class of 1987. He then attended Liberal Area Vocational Technical School where he earned his Welding Certification. He worked as a Maintenance Supervisor at Seaboard since 2016. Chigger had previously worked with National Beef for 26 years. Chigger enjoyed racing, cooking, helping others, drawing, and mentoring his staff at work.

Chigger is also survived by his Son, Brady Bell of Liberal, KS; Grandson, Braxton; Three Brothers, Max Bell and wife Teri of Fairview, UT, Patrick Bell and wife Ann of Liberal, KS, Chris Bell of Liberal, KS; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no public viewing.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, July 12, 2021, 11:00 am at the St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Liberal. A Rosary Service will be held at 10:30 am before the Funeral Mass.

Burial will take place in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Liberal Area Rape Crisis Center in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905-0826.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Chigger Bell, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Funeral Mass

Monday, July 12, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (Funeral Mass)

1100 E 1st St, Newton, KS 67114

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