Eric MD Bell, CFSP
Funeral Director and Owner
Eric M.D. Bell, CFSP, Licensed Funeral Director, earned a bachelor’s
degree in business from Marian University in Indianapolis and an
associate’s degree of Funeral Service from Mid-America College of
Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, Ind.
Eric began a career in
funeral service at an early age. His earliest experience was working for
Goodwin Funeral Home in his boyhood town of Frankfort, Ind. He then
served as manager for Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers in Carmel and
Broad Ripple for more than five years before becoming partner of
Bussell Family Funerals in Carmel in July 2011. The company was renamed
Bussell and Bell Family Funerals in March 2012, this partnership was
cordially dissolved in September 2013. In a desire to better serve the
community of Carmel and Indianapolis, Eric accepted the opportunity to
Manage the Leppert Mortuary Smith-Carmel Chapel beginning October 2013.
In 2017 to be closer to family Eric acquired the ownership opportunity
of The historic David A. Hall Mortuary in Pittsboro, IN. The name of the funeral Home was changed to Eric MD Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, to better reflect the current ownership, dedication, and variety of services offered at the Funeral Home.
a past member and Paul Harris Fellow of the Danville, IN Rotary Club
and the past president of the Westfield Rotary Club. He is proud to
have served as a member of the board of directors of the Rotary Club of
Westfield, the Carmel Clay Historical Society and Janus Developmental
services. He has also previously served on the board of the Westfield
Chamber of Commerce and as a committee member for the Carmel Chamber of
Eric and his daughter, Evelyn are residents of Pittsboro. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, spending time at his lake cottage, music and
touring in various classic cars.
Eric is an avid trumpet player, performing at many weddings and
concerts and performing taps at all military funerals associated with
the funeral home and community ceremonies.