Roy Chester Jewell passed away peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the age of 83 years, in Mount Ida Mews, Salmon Arm.
A celebration of life service will be held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Friday afternoon, May 2nd, at 2 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral celebrant. The family will have a private graveside service in the family plot where Roy will be buried with his wife and son.
Born in Kinistino, Saskatchewan on October 4, 1930, moving to Salmon Arm with his parents, Charlie and Millie, in 1942.
Roy, with his late wife, Shirley, and family operated Jewell’s Greenhouse, where they gained friends and respect in the Shuswap. He never lost his love of farming, having milked by hand for many years, and his love of nature and enjoyment of the Shuswap.
Predeceased by a granddaughter, Brenda in 1978, son, Kenneth in 2005, wife, Shirley, in 2007, daughter, Sheila Syme, on February 23rd of this year.
Roy leaves his loving and dedicated family; son, Terry (Betty) Jewell, daughter in law, Marilyn Jewell, son in law, Bob Syme; six grandchildren, Joe, Steve, Kathy, Debra, Andrew, Scott; 9 great grandchildren, Owain, Matthew, Evan, Holden, Tyler, Jeremy, Michael, Brayden, Alyssa.
Online condolences may be sent through Roy’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.