Note: Publication: The Roanoke Times (Virginia) Published: March 4, 2009 Headline: Robert A. Jewell Robert A. "Bob" Jewell, 86, of Lafayette, Va., passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2009. Born April 10, 1922, he was the son of the late Oscar C. and Florence B. Jewell. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Maggie D. Jewell; brothers, Curtis and Gaylord Jewell; and a sister, Etta Poff. During World War II, Mr. Jewell served with the United States Army's 478th AAA Aw Bn Assoc. He retired as an Engineer with the Radford Division of the Norfolk and Western Railway after 37 years of service and was a member of Lafayette United Methodist Church. Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lee and Randy Sisson of Jacksonville, N.C.; daughters, Joyce Ann and Alice Marie Jewell; and son and daughterin-law, Frank and Brenda Jewell all of Lafayette. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren, 1st Lt. John R. Sisson (USMC) and his wife, Jennifer, of Jacksonville, N.C., and Brad and Brittany Jewell of Lafayette, Va.; sisters, Georgia Mills and Martha Mills; sister-in-law, Doris Jewel;, brother-in-law, Frank Dickerson and wife, Isobel; sister-in-law, Adelphia Cole; numerous nieces, nephews; and very special friends, Wayne and Norma Jean Burleson. The family offers a special thanks to the Rev. Terry Ross for his many acts of kindness and support during Mr. Jewell's illness. Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to the Shawsville Rescue Squad. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road by the Rev. Steven Greer. Interment will follow in Piedmont Cemetery, Shawsville. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2009, at Simpson Funeral Home, 540-366-0707
Find A Grave Memorial# 34480624 Name: Robert A. "Bob" Jewell Birth: Apr. 10, 1922, USA Death: Mar. 3, 2009 Virginia Burial: Piedmont Cemetery, Piedmont, Montgomery County, Virginia Created by: Randy Shepherd Record added: Mar 05, 2009
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