He was born Jan. 14, 1926, in Brazil.
Mr. Pell served in the United States Navy from 1944-46. After graduating from Purdue University with a Master's degree, he worked as an electrical engineer for Penn-Dixie Steel Corporation.
Jimmie was a member of First Baptist Church, Danville.
Survivors include his wife Jan Pell, daughters Vickie Smith, Beverly Coyle and Mary DeArmond, stepdaughters Ann Mount, Carol Jones, Susan Coghill, Bette Brown and Barbra Koenig, and five grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Galloway.
Funeral services were Monday, at Conkle Funeral Home, Avon Chapel. A committal service will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday, in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, Kokomo.
Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Danville, or Kingsway Community Care Center.
To leave online condolences, visit www.conklefuneralhome.com.