Keith Allen Jewell, 50, of Kokomo, was murdered in a senseless act of gun violence at 3:47 AM Sunday December 9, 2018. He was born in Kokomo on September 3, 1968 to Jackie L. and Joyce A. (Irwin) Jewell. He was married first to Sandra (Brown) Wilson, he later married Shannon L. (Hudson) Jewell on May 22nd.
Keith owned Jewell’s Auto Repair where he worked as a mechanic. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Keith loved to go fishing and camping. He was always picking on someone, trying to make them laugh. Keith was rarely seen without a fountain coke in his hand.
Keith is survived by his mother Joyce Jewell and husband uncle-stepdad Tim; brothers Ronald (Tina) Jewell, Christopher Jewell, Jackie Jewell, Jack (Pans) Morris, and Wayne Jewell; and sister Maleita (Obie) Warren; his sons Mikey (Ressa) Jewell, Brandon (Tasara) Jewell, and Matthew (Storm) Jewell; and grandchildren Leon, Aiden, and Lillian Jewell. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews Heather, Ronald Jr., Bryan, Kimber, Lil D, Monica, Cassy, Chris Jr., Jessica, Justin, Ciara, Michael, Bradley, Jackquelin, Kayla, Ricky, Gavin, Nathan, Kaitlin, NyObie; many great nieces and nephews, cousins, and uncles; and his adopted children Austin Gonzales, Nevin and Carla Hensley and their children Nikolai, Yuri, and Luna.
He was preceded in death by his father Jackie Jewell Sr.; brothers Michael Jewell and Donnie Irwin; and niece Ashleigh Irwin.
Visitation will be held on December 14, 2018 from noon-2:00 PM at Grace Memorial Church located at 1417 N. Delphos Street Kokomo, IN 46901. Funeral homecoming services will start at 2:00 PM following visitation and will be officiated by Pastor Milton L. Hall Jr.
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