Andy Bell has dedicated his free time to the game of bowling and other sports-oriented community activities for the past 20 years. He has shown outstanding organizational and leadership abilities in his bowling and community activities.
Andy has served the SCSBA as a director, vice-president, president and an active life member.
Andy Bell started his bowling administrative duties as a member of a league board of directors, then progressed through all officer positions available in league. During the same time frame he became involved in the activities of the Rock Hill Bowling Association serving as a director, then proceeded to the office of president and is presently serving Rock Hill as a past president and life member. Andy Bell is to be commended for his efforts to hold the Rock Hill Bowling Association Board of Directors as a nucleus of dedicated bowlers during the years that Rock Hill was without a bowling center. Through the efforts of this group led by Andy Bell Rock Hill now has a forty lane bowling center. (Elected in October 1988 and inducted May 1989)
Obituary – Died January 7, 2016
Andy (Lawrence Carlton) Bell
Carlton “Andy” Bell ROCK HILL – Lawrence Carlton Bell, known to many as “Andy”, 85, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2016, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House. The funeral service will be held at 1pm on Monday, January 11, 2016, at Inspiration Baptist Church with Rev. Roland Dry officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road. Born in South Boston, VA, Mr. Bell was a son of the late Andrew Bell and the late Dora L. Perdue Bell. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Elks, BPOE, the SE Bowling Association and the State Bowling Association. He was also a member of the Rock Hill Bowling Association and was York County’s first inductee into the SC Bowler’s Hall of Fame in 1988. He was retired from Celanese with 27 years of service and was a member of Inspiration Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Sybil Airington Bell; his sons, Steve McAteer of Columbia and Andrew Bell of Rock Hill; his brother-in-law, Mark Airington, who was raised as a son; his sister, Nathalie Bell Lucas of Rock Hill; and five grandchildren, Grace Caroline and Jacob Bell, Jamie Steven, Sara and Jill McAteer. The family will receive friends from 4-5:30pm on Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill. Memorials may be made in Mr. Bell’s name to Inspiration Baptist Church, 921 Comer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730. Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.
Greene Funeral Home – Northwest Chapel
2133 Ebenezer Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732