Bob Powell

Bob Powell

Robert L. "Bob" Powell, 80, of Muscle Shoals (formerly of Las Vegas, Nev.) passed away April 26, 2014. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at First Assembly of God, Muscle Shoals. Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the church. Burial will be at K.P. Cemetery, Russellville, Ala. Pastor Tom Roberts is officiating.

Survivors include his wife of 38 wonderful years, Mary Ann Powell;

son, David Powell (Kim);

four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren;

daughter, Elizabeth Powell (Albert Parker); and

brother, Forrest Powell (Joan).

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Powell was a member of the Muscle Shoals First Assembly of God Church in Muscle Shoals. He was a retired Lt. Col. with the United States Army Reserve. He played baseball for the Chicago White Sox from 1955-1957.

Memorials may be made to the General Assemblies of God, 1445 N. Boonville Ave.

Springfield, MO 65802-1894.

You may sign our online guest book at

Colbert Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

Funeral Home

Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Highway 43 South Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 383-2603

Published in Florence Times Daily on Apr. 29, 2014