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Franklin D. Bell

Franklin D. Bell, 81, of Ludlow, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Manatee River Assisted Living in Palmetto, FL. He was a retired Conductor with CSX Railroad.  Frank served our country in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Ludlow Springs Hobo Club and Beard Club through the Hobo Club.   

Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Charlotte Bell of Ludlow; daughter, Joan Swickard of Ludlow; son, Frank (Ann) Bell, Jr. of Ludlow; sister, Carol Houp of Covington; 15 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. 

Frank was preceded in death by his son, Lonnie Bell; parents, Frank and Ethel (nee Blackstone) Bell; sisters, Eva Spicer, Artie Reed and Hermina Junk.  

Visitation is on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 10:00 AM until the hour of service at 12:00 PM all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY.   

Interment in Highland Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Ludlow Independent Schools, 525 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016. 


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