Jimmy Bell Biography
Jimmy Bell who is known as the legendary Rangers kit man passed away at the age of 57 years old recently. The rangers confirmed his death. He is known to have served the club for over 30 years. He also developed a profound form of affection for numerous generations of players and staff as well.
He was also known as a former employee of parks of Hamilton, Jimmy from the start took a driving stance on the Rangers team bused to matches across the country before he became the team’s head of kit. The chairman of Rangers gave his sad remarks and a review of the Rangers boss.
“As a club, we are devastated to learn of the loss of our colleague and more importantly, our dear friend, Jimmy Bell. “Jimmy dedicated his life to Rangers Football Club. Having worked under managers from Graeme Souness through to Giovanni, he experienced some of the greatest days in our 150-year history. Of course, he was here during some of the lowest points, and showed selfless dedication, regardless of the challenge ahead of him.
“Jimmy’s work ethic was second to none. He dedicated countless hours to preparing for each training session and game. No job was too big or too small for him, and he thrived on working for his boyhood club.
“I spoke with Jimmy regularly, having known him from his time as a mechanic and bus driver at Park’s. He was excited for Thursday night’s game at Ibrox, particularly having experienced a European semi-final before under Walter Smith.
“Rangers, and Scottish football as a whole, have lost a legend and a friend today. He was a family man, a devoted father, grandfather, and husband. Jimmy will be sorely missed and I send our heartfelt condolences to the entire Bell family at this difficult time on behalf of Rangers Football Club.”
The Bell family at this difficult time and funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.
Jimmy Bell Wife
Marilyn Arnpriester was Jimmy’s first love, and they wedded on June 18, 1966, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Hereford.
Jimmy Bell Children
According to the reports Jimmy has kids, but the number of Kids he has is not known. The identity of his children is also not known.
Jimmy Bell Rangers
After succeeding George ‘Doddie’ Soutar, the 57-year-old had been a fixture at Rangers for nearly four decades.
Bell developed a cult following among Rangers fans and was regarded as a pivotal role over the club’s many managerial periods.
Jimmy Bell Net Worth At Death
As of 2022, Jimmy Bell’s net worth is expected to be around $800,000.
Jimmy Bell Cause Of Death
Jimmy’s cause of death has not yet been fully official however there is an unconfirmed report that he died out of illness.