ROBERT WALT POWERS MD

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Bob, 85, of Anacortes Washington, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at home.

Born October 29, 1928 in Memphis Tennessee to Walt and Ruth (Auburn) Powers.

Bob went to Medical School at Kansas University, did his internship in the US Navy and his residency in Portland Oregon.

Married Doris M. McClain in 1952. Came to Skagit County to start General Medical Practice in 1958 with Dr. George Stollwerck.

In 1985 (a minute after midnight) Bob married Ruthie Johnston. Bob retired in 1993 from his medical practice.

Survived by his wife, Ruthie Powers, son Steve and wife Carol Powers, Daughters, Julie and husband Paul Petrzelka, Mary and husband Don Fine. 5 grandchildren, Nicholas and wife Stephanie Powers, & Brittany Powers, Daniel and wife Kathleen Petrzelka, Nicole and husband Jared Simon & Chris Fine. 4 great-grandchildren, Harvey & Bingham Petrzelka, Cooper & Colton Simon.

As dad wished, his ashes will be scattered at Deception Pass at a later time and no formal services will be held.

Dad, you'll be missed, you can finally enjoy your sailing trip around the world.
Bon Voyage!