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ROBERT O. POWELL Sr. Obituary
ROBERT O. POWELL SR. WESLACO - Robert O. Powell Sr., age 85, of Weslaco, Texas formerly of Sheffield Village, Ohio, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at his home. Robert was born on July 6, 1929. He served in the United States Army as a paratrooper during the Korean War. He made his career as an Auto Body Repair man for Ford Motor Company for 34 years. Robert enjoyed his family, golfing, bowling, and singing country music while playing his guitars. He is survived by his sons, Jamie (Diane) Powell, George (Lajean) Powell, Fred Powell; daughters, Obbie (Barry) Herter and Betty (Silvestre) Loera; grandchildren, Stephen Powell, Erica Rehak-Powell, Ethan Powell, Austin Powell, Amanda Greenhalgh, Eric Powell, Rachel Barnett, Fred Powell Jr., Trevor Powell, Jason Herter, Justin Herter, Natalie Stiver, Hillary Richards, Robert Loera, Celina Loera, Nathan Loera, Tito Loera, Ricardo Loera; numerous great-grandchildren, Brother Ralph (Janet) Powell; many nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Janet Powell and his son, Robert O. Powell Jr. A memorial in his honor will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Weslaco, Texas. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on Aug. 14, 2014
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