Ernest Lee Bell
1948 — 2021
Ernest Lee Bell "Ernie" "Buster", 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his Bedford, NH home on October 27, 2021. Ernie was born on February 26, 1948, in Kinston, NC. He grew up in Snow Hill, NC and graduated from Greene Central High School. At the age of nineteen, Ernie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He valued this service highly and attained the rank of Master Sargent. Early in his career, he was deployed to Vietnam to assist with the conflict there. After he returned from Vietnam and while stationed in Weymouth, MA, he met and married Mary MacPherson. They were married thirty-seven years. After retiring from the Marine Corps with twenty years of service, he...