Dwayne “Rodney” Bell, age 46 of Camden, DE passed away suddenly September 6, 2021. Rodney was born in Dover, DE on April 9, 1975, the son of Sandra Steward and Jim Boling.
Rodney graduated from Lake Forest High School in 1993 where he was a standout football and baseball player. He was also a very competitive pool player in the A.P.A. where he won several awards. He enjoyed watching and betting on the standard bred horse racing. Rodney was a Master Barber at Just Cuts in Dover, working alongside Just Cuts owner Jessie Stone and his son Malcom for many years. Before Just Cuts, Rodney worked at Al’s Barber Shop in Felton, DE win Al Wyndon. Cutting hair was one of many passions for Rodney. But above all, Rodney loved coaching softball. Rodney was a long time coach with Delaware Express Travel Ball where his pride and joy, his daughter, Riley Bell, plays. Rodney really enjoyed teaching the girls the game of softball and watching them progress. He really was the girls’ biggest cheerleader! But when it comes to his daughter Riley, she was his entire world! He loved to brag about her to anyone that would listen. They would sit and play Fortnite all day and night long and holler at the T.V.
Rodney is survived by his mother Sandra Steward and her husband Norman Steward, both of Camden, DE, two daughters, Riley Bell and Demi Zamudio, both of Dover, DE, the love of his life, Nicole Kenton, of Dover, DE, mother-in-law Laura Oberholtzer and her fiancé Mathew Hawk, both of Townsend, DE, a sister, Angela Owens of Camden, DE, a brother, James Boling of Camden, DE, a sister, Donna Carey of Dover, DE, his name sake, Rodney Owens, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Rodney was preceded in death by a brother and best friend, Scott Boling of Camden, DE, and a sister, Fay Glanden of Frederica, DE.
A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dwayne Rodney Bell, please visit our floral store.