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John Pascoe Jewell

August 12, 1953 — March 23, 2022

John Pascoe Jewell

John Pascoe Jewell was born on August 12, 1953 in Oklahoma City, OK to William C. Jewell and Utona (Nix) Jewell. Surrounded by his loving family, John joined his heavenly family on March 23, 2022.Raised as a Catholic, John attended Bishop John Carroll School and Bishop McGuinness High School, graduating in 1971. He studied Business Administration and received his Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma State University. Thus began his love of the OSU Cowboys.John was employed with Oklahoma Mortgage Company working alongside his aunt, Louise Jewell. He then worked for 25 years at Liberty National Bank serving as Vice President in Cash Management. He retired in 1997 to care for his twin sons.John's four children, Elizabeth, Caroline, William, and Michael, were the pride and joy of his life and he encouraged and supported them in all their endeavors. He guided the boys through their scouting years, attending every campout and assisting them in achieving their Eagle Scout rank. The most notable trip was when he led the scout troop on a canoeing excursion in Northern Minnesota in the summer of 2010. He was an involved father for all their sporting events, especially football and wrestling. He enjoyed taking his children on family vacations and enjoyed spending time with them at their college events. Each of his four children holds two college degrees.July 20, 1991, John married Christine Codding, M.D. They had over 30 years of blissful marriage. They loved taking road trips and traveled on numerous adventures. His favorite areas included Monument Valley and Custer's Last Stand in Little Big Horn, Montana.John was a very dedicated grandfather. He shared his love of trains with his grandchildren and would often take them on train rides. He enjoyed driving them to school when needed and attended many of their sporting and school events. His eyes lit up at the sight and sounds of his newest grandbabies too. He adored his grandchildren.John was a faithful steward of the Catholic Church. He served 13 years teaching the Confirmation classes at Our Lady's Cathedral. He also served on the Finance Committee at St. Eugene, delivered Meals on Wheels, and always looked out for his elderly neighbors. His hobbies included golfing with buddies, maintaining his beautiful backyard, grilling outback, volunteering at the train museum, and he was a real history buff.John was preceded in death by his parents, William C. and Utona Jewell. He is survived by his wife, Christine; children, Elizabeth Christine Middaugh (Jeff); Caroline Jewell Rogers (Sean); William Olson Jewell; and Michael Pascoe Jewell (Dani). His grandchildren Mason Edward Middaugh, Emery Nicole Middaugh, Paige Jewell Rogers, and Charlotte Louise Jewell. Brothers William (Cary) Jewell, David Jewell; sisters Annie Tobin and Tona Jewell; and his favorite uncle, Edwin (Duke) Nix. He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews who dearly loved their uncle, and his many, many friends. We will all miss him dearly.
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Sunday, March 27, 2022

Smith & Kernke Funeral Home (N. May)

14624 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

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Evening Prayer Service

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Smith & Kernke Funeral Home (N. May)

14624 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

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