Kinsman, Ohio - Vanton Kenneth Jewell, age 81, died at home with his family by his side on Friday, May 5, 2023. He was born on July 24, 1941, in Gustavus, Ohio, the son of Vada B. (Eastlake) and Kenneth J. Jewell. On September 29, 1962, he married Martha Elizabeth Rogers. Vanton was a steel pourer for Copperweld Steel of Warren, Ohio, for over thirty years. He coached little league baseball in Gustavus for fifteen years, was a member, and served many years as president of the Gustavus Conservation Club, as well as raising pheasants and turkeys for the club. He loved polka dancing and traveled all over the country with his wife dancing. Vanton could be found on Pymatuning Lake during the winter ice fishing, and he loved gardening.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of fifty-five years, Martha E. Jewell; his son, Lloyd Jewell; his daughter, Cheryl Macken; his sister, Mildred Baker; and his brother, Ronald Jewell. Survivors include his son, Nathan Scott (Elizabeth Hamilton) Jewell; his daughter, Roma Leah (Ron Dietrich) Ramsey both of Kinsman, Ohio; his brother, Keith Jewell of Champion, Ohio; five grandchildren, Tyler & Taylor Bakos, and their children Francesa & Cain, Travis & Brooke Bakos, and their children, Brantley & Braelynn, Teagen (Dicky Lascko) Jewell, Tanner (Kimberly Bertone) Jewell and their daughter Emma Rose, and Erica (Daniel Dilley) Ramsey.
No public services will be held. Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman handled the arrangements. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com
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