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William Powell

July 10, 2020


William “Bill” Francis Powell, age 82, the son of Edward “E.C.” and Pearl Donald Powell born September 4, 1937, passed away July 10, 2020 at home after a lengthy illness.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn of 64 years.  He is survived by his brother Howard Powell and children: Thomas (Kay) Powell, Robin (James) Kern and Sharon (Rick) Simon; grandchildren: Robert Kern, Meagan Kern Fyffe, Adam Kern, Alissa Simon, Scott Simon and William Powell; 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren.

Bill attended Deshler High School and worked at Campbell Soup Company for many years.  He enjoyed a lifelong love of history, especially the civil war and participated in a civil war reenactment group for many years.  He loved to travel, read and tend to his yard.

There will be a private graveside service in Marion Township Cemetery.  Memorial in Bill’s honor may be left to Putnam County Hospice.

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Private Interment

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