Funeral Service Manager/Funeral Director/Embalmer
Bob has been with Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes for over forty-three years. He graduated with the Class of 1969 from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and is a Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, and Life Insurance Agent. Bob also attended Waynesburg High School, Salem College, and Waynesburg College. Bob is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, and Belmont County Funeral Directors Association. He was a part of the first customer advisory council of the Forethought Life Insurance Association. Bob is a member and past president of the Bellaire Area Chamber of Commerce, Bellaire Lions Club, and Salvation Army Advisory Board. He also has memberships at the Bellaire Presbyterian Church, Shadyside Village Council, Shadyside Chamber of Commerce, Ionic Lodge 438 F & AM, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Steubenville, Shadyside Athletic Boosters, Shadyside American Legion Post 521, and the OR & W Fire District.
Bob follows NASCAR and football and enjoys playing golf in his free time. He and his wife, Michele McGee Bell, are residents of Shadyside. They have two children, Neal (Marybeth) Bell and Hilary Bell.