James R. Nowell
James R. Nowell
  • September 19, 1928 - December 24, 2017
  • Milford, Maryland

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James Robert Nowell ,Jr.

On December 24, 2017 James "Jim" Robert Nowell, Jr passed away after a six month fight with cancer in Dover, DE. Jim was most recently a resident of Delaware but he was previously a resident of Annapolis, Stevensville, and Grasonville.

Jim was born on September 19, 1928 in Annapolis and graduated from Annapolis High School. He proudly served as a Staff Sergeant in the US 8th Army. He served as a motor school instructor in Japan, after WWII, as part of the occupational forces.

Jim owned Arundel Equipment but he also worked at Baldwin Service Center, Gelhaus Motor Parts and Annapolis Auto Parts.

He loved traveling and visited all 50 States along with numerous foreign countries. Jim really loved his dogs, and he was always interested in cars.

Jim is predeceased by his two former wives, Barbara A. Myers and Barbara (Bobbie) Lohman, son Brian Lee Nowell and his grandson Brian Lee Nowell ,Jr . He is survived by his wife Melissa Ann Nowell. His children, Keith Douglas Nowell, Susan Elizabeth Nowell, and Sharon Anne Nowell also survive Jim, along with seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Friends and family may call at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home 147 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD 21401 on Tuesday January 2, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, where services will be held Wednesday January 3, 2018 at 11 AM in the Taylor Chapel. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.