Wesley Powell, age 86, of Evansville, IN, passed peacefully at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Linda E. White Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.
Wesley was born July 14, 1933, in Richland, IN, to Raymond and Amy Powell (Yeager). He graduated from Luce Township High School in 1951 and went on to own and operate his own upholstery business. Wesley was well known in the auction world and also worked for Ford Motor Company in Detroit Michigan.
Wesley is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Virginia Powell (Rittenberry); daughters, Polly Ford (Ron), Mildred Littlefield, Christina Carter (Wade); sons, Donald Powell, Michael Powell (Brenda); sister, Pearl Nester; brother, Gilbert Powell (Anna) and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Wesley is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Amy Powell; daughter, Rita Baily.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Gilbert Powell officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.
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