- 77 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 20, 1936
- Place of birth:
Ikere, Ekiti, Nigeria
- Date of passing: Sep 27, 2013
- Place of passing:
|"The memory of the righteous will be a blessing," - Proverbs 10:7a (NIV)|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Elder Adeyemi Bello, 77, born on July 20, 1936 and passed away on September 27, 2013. We will remember him forever.
He is survived by his wife, Deaconess Abimbola Adeyemi Bello, his children, grandchildren, adopted children, and extended family and loved ones.
Elder Adeyemi Bello lived and thrived as an educator and has left behind a long lasting legacy.
His attitude towards life was to put God first in everything he did, hence he served God unashamedly and brought up his children as such.
Take a moment to celebrate him with your fondest memories.....
"Aba Bello! There are no words..only gratitude to God. The older I get, the more I love early mornings and the more I honor the early morning principles you and Mommy instilled in us. The morning prayers, your whistling while getting ready for the day, your habit of playing the same cassette every morning. You were disciplined with time and the older I get the more I appreciate that about you. I celebrate a landmark birthday this year..your baby is getting older and hopefully wiser by God's grace. Remember that prophecy on May 13th 2006? well God is at work on it. May your generation be blessed and be a blessing. Thank you for pouring yourself into the youth that came your way. May God visit your seeds of faith upon your own seed. I've been fine all day but writing this...I've become sober..but all is well and I'm at peace in Christ my savior. Sleep on Oga Nathaniel! the original Uncle B. See you at the feast of the saints. Your daughter - Oluwaseun Opeyemi Oluwafunke"
"Rest in perfect peace."
"My dear father, everyday l look at the calendar made in your memory and fond thoughts of you spring up. Memories of you are still very fresh. Rest on daddy."
"Daddy, thank you for everything. Didun ni iranti Olododo. Your memories are sweet and reassuring and I'm eternally grateful that I was raised by you - it was a divine order. Thank you for pouring yourself out and believing so much in me. Continue to rest on..."
"You were such a great man. I dont really know if writing my tribute on this page will ever be sufficient to repay what you have done in my life between 1990 and 1994 as student under your tutelage in Christ's School Ado Ekiti. I feel indebted to you and I doubt if i will be able to repay.
As a Chartered Accountant today, I looked back, and I am so sure, I would not have gone this far, if not for guidance, early rebuke and chastisement from you. Aba Bello, thank you very much. We will forever remain grateful for the impact you made in our lives. Sun re ooo....""
Today I picked a lighted candle in remembrance of you because your words will always shine in my heart. Miss you dearly!"
"There are days when I hear your voice - what you would have said in certain situations. I thank God for the memories I have for you - the good, the bad, and the ugly because they sum up your essence and transparency of emotions. May God keep all that you left behind."
"Baba Adeyemi Bello,its a year today that you departed us.I missed your constant prayer with me on the phone all the way from Ikerre Ekiti reaching me far away USA. Baba rest in the lord.
Sun re ooooooo!"
"Daddy, even despite the passing of the days, I still miss our talks, l miss your laughter and l miss you....
I know you are in God's arms resting, victorious and at peace."
"I miss you Daddy."
"its generally believed that people are created in twos, but not like u Daddy, I doubt if there is a second you. You have been a source of inspiration to me. God helped you to give me hope. I will miss you but will definitely see u in heaven with Christ at the end of my journey on earth. AMAZING GRACE..."
"Looking back now, he was a very good man, plain and a truthful baba, a serious disciplinarian but never a dull moment with him when u are been punished! I now understands the essence of been a good and truthful person. Baba, a lot of people you`ve come across will surely miss u as I am but the truth is u will surely b @ the bosom of Jesus. Adieu!"
"Baba B, WHEN I SAW YOU ON 22ND OF SEPTEMBER,AND YOU PRAYED THAT "OLORUN A BA WA SE" THEN, AT THE STATE OF YOUR HEALTH YOU STILL PRAYED AND HAVE FAITH IN YOUR GOD WHOM YOU SERVED THROUGHOUT YOUR LIFE. BABA B HOW CAN I DESCRBE YOU FOR THE SHORT TIME WE SPENT TOGETHER, ALL THE SAME YOU HAVE GONE TO BE WITH YOUR CREATOR.REST IN PEACE BABA B."
thanks for your fatherly love, may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace
"My great teacher! my mentor!! and above all my father!!!. Precisely, I have been part of you since 1980 as a student at Ado grams till present. You molded me, taught me how to be self-reliance, persevere, and how to pray etc. Father you were in constant touch with me always with prayer without recourse for distance. Father!!! I will ever miss you."
"Daddy Bello loved God, Served men and impacted many lives.......Rest in perfect peace"
"On behalf of my humble self,my family,and the many lives you have touched.....thank you and goodnight.....
We will miss you....."
"Papa "Warden" Bello was indeed a great Father, Guardian and Educator! He took care of us all as his. He was amiable, tough, yet approachable. He was loved by all. He could not be faulted. He was able to balance his personality well. He was feared, yet he was loved. I would rather be in Papa Bello's trouble than anyone else's. Amiable man. Funny and likeable. He shall be sorely missed."
"A great influence on thousands of students over the years. He was a man of dedication, commitment, knowledge, and experience. His wisecracks and mirth will be dearly missed by all student who passed through his care in Christ School."
the verses of Scripture will remain our encouragement, for we just can't begin to know how much we will miss you Daddy. You were a strong force that constantly pointed us to the Lord. Till we meet again, RIP Baba."
''If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again but memories are just memories and tears are just tears and so I will miss you through the years because your legacy remains". You came, you saw and you conquered. RIP Baba."
"Daddy is gone but he left with me some sweet memories that will stay with me forever. His humours and jokes, his neat dress ups, his composure, his agility, tricks and smartness when outwitting dangerous students, his antics and theatrics and his big laughs. These I will always remember. When he laughs, his whole body does and you too will surely laugh. Angels are laughing with him now."
"I only saw him once in person since I left Christ's School 19 years ago. But I am bold to say that his words, his jokes and humours, his tricks and smartness in catching dangerous students, his methods of disciplining error prone students, and his big laughs....these are what will stay with me forever. When he laughs, his whole body does and you too will laugh. That, I will miss. RIP."
"25+ years has passed since I first met you as a student at Christ's School. Your humorous tendencies, unparalleled discipline and godly principles have not abated all these years.
You will be fondly and dearly missed.
On behalf of myself, my family and the many lives you have touched, Thank you, Good night and Farewell."
"The way your shoulders heave and your whole body shakes when you laugh, the way you slam your arms in rigorous and passionate laughter - I miss you Daddy but I'm comforted that we will laugh together once more - in a place where there are no tears, pain, or separation. By His grace, I will carry the torch - I will laugh hard because the JOY OF THE LORD IS MY STRENGTH!!"
"I miss you so much. But the good memories I had with you make me happy.I love you grandpa.:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)"
"Daddy Adeyemi Bello was a father to me.He was a very firm and disciplined man.We love and miss you sir,but also happy that you are with the Lord.Rest in peace"
"Daddy was a man of virtues; Honest, God-fearing, loving, funny and kind. I will never forget all the laughs we had growing up with Seun. Daddy was a man after God's Heart.
May he continue to Sleep on in the Lord."
"Elder Bello was man of prayers, a straight forward man, truthful and disciplined."
"Daddy Bello,a man of integrity and after God's heart,we love you but God loves you more.I will forever remember you as a peace maker without taking sides,you were blessed with the wisdom of Solomon.Sun re baba o ninu rere."
"Don’t let the excitement of being young cause you to forget about your Creator. Honor him in your youth before the evil years come—when you’ll no longer enjoy living.
Thank you LORD that you drew daddy to yourself and he also willingly poured his life out for the cause of Christ."
"daddy bello, we will always remember ur good work and your blunt advice. I thank God for the Godly life you spent. we will miss you, ikere ekiti will miss you. rest in peace daddy bello."
"I miss you Daddy, my joy is that you are now at peace resting in the bosom of God, no more pains no more tears. We will meet again on that day and there shall be no more separation xx"
"Daddy, thanks for your fatherly love, truthfulness and being you when you were with us, we all miss you greatly."
you left early in the morning, on a Friday so no one will give the excuse of missing work/school - you left early enough on the weekend so no one can hide behind missing church. Thank you for living and leaving a legacy. I'm proud to have had you!! I love you and miss you!! Some days I just can't believe you have gone...see you..."
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