James Steven Jewell

November 20, 1956 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 62)

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On August 15, 2019, James Steven Jewell of Odenton passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 62.  Born in Washington, D.C., he attended Largo High school and was employed as an electrician. Devoted husband of 36 years to Terry Jewell; beloved father of Shannon Gentry (spouse Mark) and Kristin Jewell (spouse Ashlea Underwood); caring brother of Christine and Shawn Jewell; cherished Pop Pop of Sydney, Harper, and Mark Gentry. He was predeceased by his parents by Elmer and Rose Jewell and his brothers Carl and Elmer Jr.

Jim belonged to the Electrical Workers Trust Fund Local Union 26. He was a member of The Church at Severn Run and actively participated in the World Changers, travelling to New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Alaska, and New York as a missionary.  Jim was an avid fisherman and enjoyed camping with his family. His artistic talent was evident in his carvings, artwork, and painting.  Most especially, Jim enjoyed spending time with his family.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm at The Church at Severn Run, 8187 Telegraph Road, Severn, MD 21144. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122


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Funeral Service
August 21, 2019

5:00 PM
The Church at Severn Run
8187 Telegraph Road
Severn, MD 21144


Hospice of the Chesapeake
John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena MD 21122
Tel: 1-410-987-2003

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