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Ernest A. "Butch" Jewell

NEWARK: A funeral service for Ernest A. "Butch" Jewell, age 63, of Newark, will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27, at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home. Military honors will be observed by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Butch passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 23, 2013 at Licking Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 22, 1950 in Newark. Butch was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired in 2013 from Tamarack Farms Dairy where he had been a maintenance engineer. Butch enjoyed gardening and landscaping and was a talented woodworker who also enjoyed remodeling. He loved watching movies and spending time with his family having picnics, barbecues and going to the zoo.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Peggy A. (Coon) Jewell, whom he married August 6, 1983; five children, Gladys Laverne Jewell, Laura A. (Jonathan) Hanshew of Heath, James A. (Sarah M.) Jewell of Heath, Katherine N. (Jason L.) Jewell-Lewis of Newark and Christina A. Heath of Newark; nine grandchildren, Tyler, Montie, Nicole, Preston, Isaiah, Lauren, Grant, Heaven and Matthew; his mother, Josephine S. (Whittington) Felty of Newark; sisters, Diana (Lou) Rego of Port Orange, Florida, Cheryl Rivers of North Carolina and Charnel (John) Harvey of Newark; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Russell O. Jewell; and by a sister, Sandie Herring.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, September 27, at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark.

Please visit to share a memory about Butch or to sign an online guest book.


Published in the Advocate on Sept. 25, 2013
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