REEDSVILLE — Delbert Powell, 74, of Reedsville, died at his residence Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
Born Oct. 19, 1939, in Reedsville, he was the son of the late Charles and Ruth Newlun Powell. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Walker Wire Mold in Williamstown, W.Va. Delbert enjoyed his family, neighbors and all the people he worked with. His hobbies included working on lawn mowers and spending time with his nieces and nephews.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Patty Barringer Powell; three sisters, Frances Bellamy, of The Plains, Betty Kiser, of Racine, and Nettie Young, of Tuppers Plains; four brothers, Harry Powell and Robert Powell, of Torch, David Powell, of Frost, and Randall Powell, of Belpre; and a few special buddies, Josh and Morgan Barringer, of Reedsville, and Ernie and Faye Powell, of Ripley, W.Va.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Charles Powell Jr.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Randolph Cemetery in Reedsville, with the Rev David Barringer officiating.
Arrangements are by White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville. Friends may sign the online guest book at www.whiteschwarzelfh.com.