John A. Bell III, whose visitation is being held Friday at Keeneland.

John A. Bell III, whose visitation is being held Friday at Keeneland.

Anne M. Eberhardt

Bell Visitation Today at Keeneland's Keene Barn

Visitation for the late John A. Bell III, the prominent Thoroughbred owner-breeder who died Wednesday, Jan. 31, at age 88, will be held Friday, Feb. 2, from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. at the Keene Barn at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington.

Graveside services, under direction of Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Lexington Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bell’s grandsons and sons-in-law.

Contributions are suggested to the Bell Endowed Chair at the University of Kentucky, Office of Development (attn: H.I. Stroth), Sturgill Building, 120 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40504; Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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