Charles Powers

Charles D. Powers


Charles D. Powers, 77, of Greenville, husband of Elizabeth Hancock Powers, died on Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Born in Greenville, SC he was the son of the late Aaron and Ruth Garwood Powers.

Mr. Powers was in the United States Navy, retired from J.P. Stevens and was a member of Monaghan Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Parker High School, a Mason, avid golfer, and MVP of the 1953 Shrine Bowl.

Surviving, in addition to his wife are sons, Wayne and Mark Powers (Darlene); grandchildren, Lauren Hood, Bryan, Jacob, Cory and Katie Powers; and great grandchild, Atley Hood.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest, with visitation prior from 12:00 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, West.

Memorials may be made to Monaghan Baptist Church Food Ministry, 1500 W. Parker Rd., Greenville, SC 29617.

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Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Northwest Chapel
6710 White Horse Road Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 294-6415

Published in The Greenville News on July 1, 2013