Jon Shevell was a businessman, philanthropist, and the brother of Nancy Shevell, the wife of Paul McCartney. He was the vice president of New England Motor Freight (NEMF), a trucking company founded by his father, Myron Shevell. He died at the age of 50 on March 3, 2008, in a hotel room in Beverly Hills. The cause of his death was listed as “unknown”.
Early Life and Career
Jon Shevell was born on June 12, 1957, in New Jersey. He grew up in a wealthy and influential family, as his father was a prominent figure in the transportation industry and a close friend of Frank Sinatra. He attended the University of Miami, where he played basketball and studied business. He joined his father’s company, NEMF, in 1979, and rose to the position of vice president.
Jon Shevell was also involved in various charitable and civic causes, such as the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Cancer Society, and the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. He was a generous donor and a board member of these organizations.
Personal Life and Death
Jon Shevell married Barbara Goldstein in 1981 and had two children, Jessica and Joshua. They divorced in 2004, and Jon moved to Los Angeles, where he dated several women, including actress Rosanna Arquette. He was also close to his sister Nancy and her husband Paul McCartney, whom he met in 2007.
Jon Shevell died unexpectedly on March 3, 2008, in a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel. He was found by a hotel employee, who called 911. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The official cause of his death was listed as “unknown”, as no autopsy or toxicology tests were performed, according to his wishes. His family and friends were shocked and saddened by his sudden passing, and paid tribute to him as a loving, caring, and successful person.
Jon Shevell’s death remains a mystery, as no clear explanation or evidence has been given for what happened to him. Some sources have speculated that he may have suffered from a heart attack, a stroke, or a drug overdose, but none of these have been confirmed. His death also left a void in his family, especially his sister Nancy and her husband Paul McCartney, who lost a dear friend and a brother. He was truly a remarkable man and a tragic loss.