Tommy Eugene Jewell
January 12, 1940 – July 20, 2018
Tommy Eugene Jewell, age 78 of Arlington, passed away on July 20, 2018. He was born on January 12, 1940 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Eugene Jewell and Florine Jewell. Tommy married Mildred Coyle and they celebrated 57 years of marriage before her passing in 2015.
Tommy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. After his service, Tommy spent many years as an engineer and draftsman, designing mobile homes and mastering Auto-CAD. He had a solid work ethic and a wonderful sense of humor. Tommy was a devout Christian and a member of Bethel Assembly of God.
Tommy is survived by his children Cliff Jewell and wife Ann, Tammy Files and husband Jim, and son Thomas Jewell; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; and a sister Marie Coyle. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, sister Judy, and brother Art.
Funeral services will be 11:30am on Thursday, July 27 at Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00am until the time of service. Interment will follow at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
- Cliff Jewell, Son
- Ann Jewell, Daughter-in-law
- Tammy Files, Daughter
- Jim Files, Sister-in-law
- Thomas Jewell, Son
- Marie Coyle, Sister
- Visitation Thursday, July 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, July 26, 2018
- Committal Service Thursday, July 26, 2018
Tommy Eugene Jewell
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July 23, 2018
Tom was a wonderful person and man of God. I have known and worked with Tom for almost 40 years. For the past 15 years, Tom was a great support to the efforts of our company with his professional approach to his work. Especially when we applied for and were granted a FEMA contract to build disaster relief homes after Katrina and Harvey. Tom designed a product that was universally accepted by everyone at FEMA in Washington, DC.
I still remember when I told Tom we were going to computerize the engineering department and do away with pencil and paper drawings. He came to me and told me he was too old for making a change like that and would have to resign. Over the next few months, Tom not only learned how to use Auto CAD, but mastered it not only for line drawings, but also all of his graphic illustrations.
I will miss Tom Jewell terribly, but draw comfort in that he is with Millie the love of his life!