David A. Powell

David A. Powell, 59, of Quincy, died at 8:37 a.m. Saturday (July 5, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.

Born March 24, 1955, in Bellingham, Wash., David was the son of Robert T. "Bob" and Marilyn R. Murphy Powell Sr. David married Elizabeth "Betsy" Plawer on Oct. 18, 1974, in Quincy.

David was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, mushroom hunting, going to auctions, going to the boat and bowling. David enjoyed all sports and was a St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan and San Antonio Spurs basketball fan. He played softball and basketball and had played against the Harlem Globetrotters.

Mr. Powell was employed as a consignment antique dealer in Quincy for several years.

Survivors include his parents, Robert "Bob" and Marilyn Powell Sr. of Quincy; three daughters, Coriann L. Lyssy (Benjamin III) of Quincy, Cassandra C. Powell of Flint, Mich., and Candice R. Powell (Duane Cotton) of San Antonio, Texas. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Benjamin Lyssy IV, Sean David Lyssy, Riley Patrick Lyssy and Cadence Elizabeth Lyssy, all of Quincy; DeLayla Powell, DeAngelo Powell, DeAndre Powell, DeMonte Powell and DJ Powell, all of San Antonio; one brother, Robert T. "Bob" Powell Jr. (Angela) of West Frankfort; two sisters, Lori A. Powell of Quincy and Colleen E. Powell of Bolingbrook; and several loving nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Mr. Powell was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.

SERVICES: Cremation rites have been accorded. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.


ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.

Funeral Home

Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home
1435 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-3662

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 11 to July 13, 2014