Jewell, Richard Joseph, Bay City, Michigan

Loving father, dedicated grandfather and Vietnam Veteran, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011, in Mt. Pleasant.   Age 63 years.  The son of the late Carrie (Engle) and Oliver Jewell was born May 22, 1948 in Saginaw.  He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.   Surviving are his seven children, Heather Boyd, Bay City, MI;  Dena Howell, GA; Terri (Bart) Johnston, GA; Christina (Keith) Lockwood, Bay City, MI: Christopher (Amanda) Castellano, Saginaw, MI; Daniel(Darlene) Castellano, Pinconning, MI; Carol Castellano, Bay City, MI; 12 grandchildren, Austin Howell; Brazil Castellano; Katarina Lockwood; Serenity Castellano; Samara Castellano; Maria Castellano; Mahaleigh Castellano; Alijandro Boyd; Alyssa Castellano; Conner Johnston; Adiryanna Vargas; Eragon Lockwood; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, two grandson, Chase Howell and Hunter Johnston; a sister, Rosalee Hill, a brother, Roy Jewell and a brother-in-law, Chuck Hill.  The funeral service will take place on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Hwy.  Rev. R. B. Ouellette will officiate with Military burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Chapel from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Friday.