HARVEY POWERS Jr.(1930 - 2014)

HARVEY POWERS JR., 84, of Parker, Colo., formerly of Lavalette, W.Va., passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his residence. He was born April 3, 1930, in Kingston, W.Va., a son of the late Harvey Benton and Josie Fisher Powers. His wife, Ruth Elizabeth Powers; a son, James Arnold Powers; a sister, Loraine Levine; and a brother, Arnold Powers, also preceded him in death. He was retired from the C&O Railroad with 30 years of service; was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War; and was a member of Florence Memorial United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Judy Ritchie and her husband Ed of Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, Dr. Harvey Powers and his wife Beverly of Parker, Colo.; Sam Powers and his wife Amy of Churchville, Md.; a sister, Mabel Klein of Proctorville, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Jessica Powers, Courtney Powers, Hannah Powers, Sean Powers, Zack Powers, Jimmy Hale and Julie Mount; and a great-grandson, Justin Mount. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Greg Edens officiating. Burial will be at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, with military graveside rites conducted by Veterans Honor Guard Post 16. Visitation will be from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Friday at Chapman's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Florence Memorial United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.chapmans-mortuary.com.

Funeral Home

Chapman's Mortuary Inc
2851 3Rd Ave Huntington, WV 25702
(304) 523-9424

Published in The Herald-Dispatch on May 1, 2014