Donald “Bud” E. Jewell

Donald “Bud” E. Jewell

Cumberland Times-News

CRESAPTOWN — Donald “Bud” Eugene Jewell, 80, of Cresaptown, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008 at the WMHS-Braddock Campus.

Born June 26, 1928 in Ridgeley, W.Va., he was the son of the late Charles “CA” Alexander Jewell and Mary Elizabeth (Graves) Jewell. Mr. Jewell was also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia “Jinny” Jewell, June 15, 2006; four brothers, Harold, Carl, Clarence and Paul Jewell; a sister, Marie Pollock.

Bud attended Ridgeley High School. He was a United States Naval veteran and retired from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 307. He was previously employed at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory and also Potomac Valley Cable Company of Cumberland. Bud was a charter and life-member of the Ridgeley V.F.W. Goldstar Post 6452, past chief of the Ridgeley Volunteer Fire Department and one of the founders of the Ridgeley Volunteer Ambulance Service. Bud was an active member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Ridgeley and served on the Board of Trustees for the Church. Bud was a proud member of the “Old Farts” Club.

Bud is survived by his daughters, Maeda Krizmencic and husband Paul, Denver, Pa. and Eileen Schoenadel, Carpendale, W.Va. and husband Michael, Bowling Green, Cumberland; his stepdaughters, Nancy Theofel and husband Robert, Davie, Fla. and Luann Wharton and husband Paul, Flintstone; his stepson, Richard “Rick” Cole and friend Roxie, Cresaptown; a special nephew, Harold “Joe” Jewell, Ridgeley; his sisters, Louise McBride, Romney, W.Va. and Evelyn Lowe, Jacksonville, Fla.; and his brother, William Jewell, Ridgeley.

Bud is also survived by his grandchildren, Maeda’s children, Amie, Dylan and Samantha Krizmencic and his great granddaughter, Breianna Krizmencic, all of Denver; and Eileen’s children, Richard Schoenadel, Lititz, Pa., Shawn Schoenadel, Denver, Raymond Graham, Wellersburg, Pa., Brandon Hendrixon, Lancaster, Pa., Sherri Lagratta, Cumberland, Jason Schoenadel of Florida, Noah Schoenadel, Ephrata, Pa., Mariah Lagratta, Quentin Lagratta and Chyna Lagratta, all of Cumberland; Dakota, Kali and Haden Schoenadel, all of Florida.

Also surviving Bud are his step granddaughters, Kimberly Johnson and her daughters, Christina and Danielle Johnson, all of Cresaptown, Brenda Powalie and husband Erik, and their sons, Olen and August, all of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Keilly Tyson and fiancé Bryant and Nikki Mullen and her son, Colten, all of Hagerstown; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and his church family.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Ridgeley, on Monday, Aug. 11, 2008 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Jewell and Jimmy Flanagan officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 307 will conduct a service at the church on Monday at 11 a.m.

Military honors will be accorded at the church by the Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard at 10:45 a.m.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 30 Knobley St., Ridgeley, WV 26753.

The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com

is in charge of the arrangements.

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