Richard L. 'Dick' Powell

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Richard L. "Dick" Powell, 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

He was born on Sept. 7, 1930 in Owen County to Arthur M. Powell and Frances V. Walbring Powell.

Dick was a graduate of Cloverdale High School, and had served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He retired from IBM Corp. with 33 years of service.

Dick was a member of Jordan Presbyterian Church, Clay Lodge No. 85, F & AM in Bowling Green, VFW Post 1550 in Greencastle, and American Legion Post 58 in Greencastle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Powell, and a son-in-law, Richie Stout.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Ellen Powell; children Jodi Raisor and husband Gayle of Greencastle, Ginger Stout of Greencastle, and Greg Powell and wife Crystal of Lexington, Ky.; a sister, Faye Salyers of Jordan Village; four grandchildren, Kayln Powell of Lexington, Ky., Ellie Powell of Lexington, Ky., Mandy Wells and husband Kenny of Cloverdale, and Aaron Diel and wife Tracy of Argentina; and four great-grandchildren, Makenna Wells, Keira Wells, Leyton Wells and Emelia Wells.

Family and friends are invited to graveside services with military honors on Saturday, June 28 at 9 a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials in Dick's name may be directed to Gentiva Hospice, 3401 S. 4th St., Terre Haute, IN 47802.

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