Richard C. "Rick" Powers, 76, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, January 10, 2020, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee.
Born Friday, February 5, 1943 in East Rochester, New York. He was the son of the late Richard Ellis Powers and the late Blanche Mary Cardinal Powers. Mr. Powers was a retired Plant Manager for Doubleday, a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and he proudly served his country in the United States Navy.
Graveside services for Mr. Powers will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Officiating this service will be Mr. Joe Wallace. Visitation will be from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Phyllis Ross Powers of Newbern, Tennessee; one son, Richard Donald "Rick" Powers of Las Vegas, Nevada; one daughter, Lana McKenna (Matt) of Westmont, Illinois; one brother, Pat Powers of Madison, Wisconsin; one sister, Ana B. Powers of Iowa City, Iowa; two step-children, Marty Taylor (Carla) of Newbern, Tennessee and Missy Thurmond of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Colin McKenna, Liam McKenna; five step-grandchildren, Kara Taylor, Ali Taylor, Hunter Taylor, Quinton Thurmond and Taylor Thurmond.
Honoring Mr. Powers as pallbearers will be Matt Ross, Drew Ross, Kirk Moore, David Ross, Jeff Ross, and Tom Moore.
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