Robert Reo Kell, Jr., 76, of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born April 2, 1945, in South Bend, Indiana to the late Robert, Sr. and Loretta (Pilach) Kell. Bob was known by all as a funny and charismatic man with a big heart. He was never without a story to tell or advice to offer. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp from 1963 -1969 when he was honorably discharged. He was the recipient of a purple heart from his service in Vietnam. He was a collector of many things including coins, swords, and model cars. He had a laugh that was contagious and the best sense of humor. He was a loving husband, a caring father, and an amazing Papaw to his grandbabies. He will be greatly missed by all who had the honor to know him.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Kell; sons, Doug and Cody Kell; daughters, Heaven (Sean) Braden, Faith (Jeremy) Keeran, Morgan Hardaway and McKenzie (Jacob) Latimer; 6 grandsons and 4 granddaughters; 8 great grandchildren; sister, Tammy Turley and brother, Tony Kell. He was preceded in death by daughter, Robin Lynn Kell Connett and son, Shannon Kell.
Viewing will take place at Grace Gathering Church, 3157 Minnich Road, New Haven, Indiana, on Sunday, June 27, 2021 from 12-3:00pm with the Memorial Service following at 3:30pm.
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