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JEWELL, Paul Leo "Pete" age 76, of College Corner, Ohio died at home Thursday, January 23, 2014. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio on September 3, 1937, the son of Paul M. and Myrtle (Gault) Jewell. Paul was a 1955 graduate of McGuffey School in Oxford, Ohio. He served in the United States Army, stationed in Korea from 1958-1960. He was married to Barbara Spivey. She preceded him in death in 1999. They had a son, Darin Joseph Jewell. Pete later married Janet (Baumann) Kirkpatrick in August 1991. Pete worked at Champion Paper Company for many years, and then went into business with his parents at The Workingman's Store on Heaton Street in Hamilton, Ohio. After the passing of his parents, Pete continued as owner of that store. He loved to bowl. He loved all sports, playing basketball while at McGuffey School. He was a life time member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge in Seven Mile, Ohio, holding several offices including Treasurer, until just a few months ago. He was a 50 year member earning his Knights of Pythias pin. He was a member of the Seven Mile Chapter of Izaak Walton Club also. Pete loved his family, especially his eight grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Janet Jewell, his son Darin Jewell, two step daughters; Jody (Max) Swafford and Stacy (Don) Wolff, his eight grandchildren: Spencer, Olivia, Tate and Grady Swafford, Hayden and Loren Wehrley and Megan and Evan Wolff, three sisters; JoAnn (William) Coombs, Melva Ward and Donna (Shawn) Gallagher. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Spivey, his parents, Paul and Myrtle Jewell, a younger brother, George Kenneth Jewell in 1952, a step daughter, Kelly Rae Kirkpatrick and a brother in law, Charles Ward. Pete will be missed by all his friends and family who loved him dearly. Friends were invited to visit with the family on Thursday, January 30 from 10 am to 1:30 pm followed by Knights of Pythias Service and Funeral Service at 1:30 at Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home, 5086 College Corner Pike, Oxford. Graveside service immediately followed at the Oxford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to
, the Knights of Pythias or
. Thank you to his Hospice nurses and aides for their compassion and wonderful care and also to all of his friends who helped in many ways to make his end of life comfortable. Condolences may be sent online to www.oglepaulyoungfuneralhome.com
Smith & Ogle
5086 College Corner Pike Oxford, OH 45056
Published in Journal-News from Jan. 26 to Jan. 31, 2014