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Ralph Powell

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Ralph Donald Powell, 65, Poland, died Monday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute.

Born in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of Ralph Thomas and Louise (Walker) Powell. He married Rosa Lee (Murphy) Powell on March 22, 1962, and she survives.

He was a crane operator, Kasle Recyclers, Indianapolis, and member of International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 103, Indianapolis.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Suzanna Bex and husband Shon, Brazil, and Thersa Donn Powell, Gosport; two sons, Ralph Donald Powell and wife Robin, Poland, and James Thomas Powell, Gosport; a sister, Betty Lou Robertson, Judson, Ind.; three brothers, numerous nieces and nephews, and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Thomas Ronald Powell and a grandson.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Pastor Dennis Altsott officiating. Burial will be at Cloverdale Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.