Antoine DeMarcus Bell, 59, resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia, went to be with our Lord after a courageous battle with lymphoma. He passed away at his home, surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
Antoine was born July 24, 1960 in Wilmington, Delaware to Ellis & Frances Bell. He grew up with his loving siblings, Anthony, Adrienne, and Andre Bell, in Bay Shore, New York. He was married for 29 years to Lauren Bell (Peyton). Antoine was a graduate of the College of Brockport at New York State University with a Bachelor’s of Communications and faithfully worked as the senior video editor for Coastal Training Technologies for 25 years.
Antoine was a member of New Life Global Church in Virginia Beach. He was a dedicated sports fan of the New York Yankees, Giants, and Knicks. He enjoyed watching, playing, and coaching all sports. In 1997, he received his black belt in Tae Kwon Do. In addition to his love of sports, he enjoyed movies, music, and politics.
He is survived by his wife, Lauren Bell; children, Kiana (Marcus) Perry, Kaela Bell, Kwan Bell, and Karina Bell; first grandchild, Emerie Perry; mother, Frances Bell; siblings Adrienne (Joseph) Mercado, and Andre (Latonya) Bell.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ellis Bell, and brother, Anthony Bell.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020, at New Life Global Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia at a time to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. James 4:10 (KJV)