FENTON, Mich. — Ronald Bell, owner of Southern Pride Car Wash Systems, passed away Dec. 17 at the age of 74, according to an obituary.

Bell was recognized as pioneer in the self-serve and touchless carwash industry, said the obituary.

His company once sponsored NASCAR drivers Richard and Kyle Petty, noted the obituary.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Dec. 28, at Temrowski Family Funeral Home, shared the obituary.

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