Charles Hoey Bell, III
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
  • Disabled American Veterans
    109 Bee Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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A great man. He would move mountains for family and did. An awesome father.
God bless this family and we all cherish his memories.

Lin Timberlake


Posted by: Linwood Timberlake - Raleigh, NC - Acquaintance   Jul 31, 2017

My deepest sympathies reach out to Charlie's family, friends and loved ones. He was a great leader and friend and I often wish I could thank him for the many conversations and wisdom he shared. Despite diversity and challenges through-out his career Charlie consistently brought success to his companies.

In my opinion Charlie's greatest accomplishment was not that he created successful companies but developed great leaders and better people, exemplified through consistency in dedication, professionalism, honor, humility

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Posted by: Jim Pradetto - Wilmington, OH - friend   Jul 12, 2017

Dear Lea, I am saddened to learn of Charlie's passing. He is one of my heros and taught me a multitude of values both in business and values of humans in the business. I had the honor of reporting to Charlie as his' HR Director at TIMCO-the best experience of my personal life. He was the gentlemen's gentlemen❤This world has lost a great soldier but heaven is far the better. Sally and I wish you and the family well as you grieve the loss of "Charlie".Respectfully,Charles and Sally MilksMadison, NC


Posted by: A friend   Jul 11, 2017

Charlie was a great mentor and friend. TIMCO became a place to be proud of because of Charlie. He created an environment of integrity and compassion into everyday normal business. He always took the time to teach and praise his team. My life was blessed when he helped guide my career and taught me unforgettable life lessons


Posted by: Lon Chaney - Port Charlotte, FL - Friend   Jul 08, 2017

Charlie was one of the smartest clients and at the same time one of the most decent human beings I have encountered in my life. Throughout his life, he exemplified the work ethic, the responsibilities of leadership, and the basic fairness that were imbued in or which he fully developed as a member of the U. S. Military Academy, Class of 1950.

I learned that it was a mistake to ever walk into his office unprepared and, even when I thought

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Posted by: Michael Simons - Austin, TX - Friend   Jul 03, 2017
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Charlie Bell was a one of a kind individual with the emphasis on kind. I met Charlie for the first time at the American Airlines Admiral's Club in Raleigh August 1990 for my interview that was set up by my best friend Brian McCarthy. Charlie was kind and courteous and a total professional. His final comments to me were "you are being under-utilized and I believe your talents are better suited for our Sales team with Brian". I was hired

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Posted by: John Eichten - Milton, DE - Coworker   Jul 01, 2017

In a green field at the Greensboro Airport, Charlie Bell built more than a 747 hangar and maintenance operation. He mentored, developed and built a team of young professionals that have now, becoming leaders with this family tree continuing more than two decades later. Growing to nearly 1700 men and woman, TIMCO become a world leader in heavy transport aircraft maintenance and it grew because of the foundation Charlie poured. A foundation of honesty, integrity and values that Charlie lived

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Posted by: Brian mCcARTHY - Friend   Jun 23, 2017

Charles Bell was a wonderful neighbor in Greenwich, CT for many years.
Our friendship has lasted through the years despite many miles of separation. He always was the consummate gentleman and he will be missed.


Posted by: Lissie and John Carino - Palm City, FL - Friend   Jun 22, 2017

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.


Posted by: Frederick W, Bolchoz III - Charleston SC   Jun 21, 2017

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.


Posted by: A friend   Jun 21, 2017