A Celebration of Life will be held for Frank “Pappy” Sewell, age 64, of Oak Ridge, who passed away Friday, July 13, at his home. The event will be held Saturday, August 4, at Calhoun’s in Oak Ridge from 1 to 4 p.m.
Frank served our country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Anderson County government after 32 years and became director for Knoxville Recycling Coalition, where he worked for seven years. Frank also was a drummer and played with the West Side Cats and Mojo Tweed.
He is preceded in death by parents, Bill and Frances Sewell; his brother, Billy Sewell; and sister-in-law, Mary Sewell.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Pam Ebert Sewell; children, Rachel Sewell Nesteruk, Daniel Thomas and wife, Nina, and Ryan Thomas; grandchildren, Moses Nesteruk and Sawyer Thomas; sister, Mary Lou Sewell Murphy and husband, John; brother, Joe Sewell; sister-in-law, Gail Sewell; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members and good friends.
“Information is not knowledge,
Knowledge is not wisdom,
Wisdom is not truth,
Beauty is not love,
Love is not music,
Music is the best.”
— Frank Zappa
In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s name can be made to the charity of your choice.