Rick Nyle Jewell, 62, died August 25, 2013 at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City. He was born on March 1, 1951 at Garden City, the son of Elton and Maxine (Lessor) Jewell.
He graduated from Garden City High School in 1969 and Panhandle State University in 1975. Rick married Eileen Bauer on August 21, 1971 in Garden City. He, along with his wife, were owner/operators of R & E Cattle. Rick enjoyed golfing and was a great "Papa" to his grandchildren.
He was a member of the First Christian Church of Dodge City and Dodge City Country Club.
He is survived by his wife Eileen Jewell of Dodge City; two daughters, Mardie Seabolt and husband Ashley of Cimarron and Erica Jewell of Wright; his mother, Maxine Jewell of Dodge City; two sisters, Rhonda Atkinson and husband Nolan of Beulah, Colorado and Denice Jewell and husband Dean Olsen of Anchorage, Alaska; and six grandchildren, Jordan, Joshua, Jayden and Jenna Seabolt, Xavier Romesburg, and Cassidy Jewell.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Dodge City with Dr. Phil Scott presiding. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City. Visitation will be at Swaim Funeral Home in Dodge City on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from noon til 8:00 P.M. . Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church, Presbyterian Manor of the Plains, or Valley Hope in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.