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Daniel J. Powell Jr.

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Daniel J. Powell Jr. Obituary
Powell Jr., Daniel J.
1934 - 2018
Dr. Daniel J. Powell, Jr., age 83, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at his home in Columbus, Oh after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born December 14, 1934 in Columbus, Mississippi. Preceded in death by his parents Mattie B. Powell and Daniel J. Powell, Sr. Survived by his wife, Esta; daughter, Perri; sons, Mathew and Andrew; stepson, Alex; stepdaughter, Dahri; grandchildren, Darien, Sparkle, Jamisha, Andrew, Octavia, Debonair and Dasia; and 5 great grandchildren. Dr. Powell received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Ohio State University in 1979. Always compassionate for those with mental illness, Dr. Powell dedicated his life working at Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare for almost 40 years where he was loved and respected by patients and staff. In addition to his selfless devotion to others, Dr. Powell was a passionate OSU Buckeyes fan and enthusiastic practitioner of Thai Chi. A celebration of his life will be held on March 10, 2018 in Columbus, Mississippi where his ashes will be laid to rest next to his mother. Dr. Powell valued most family and education. In lieu of flowers, donations can be mailed to the Harrison Family Reunion Scholarship Fund, Inc., attn: Thomasene Moorehead, Treasurer, 137 West Bend Dr., Rochester, NY 14612. Everyone is invited to visit Dr. Powell's online memorial anytime at http://never-gone.com and share your thoughts, memories and pictures or visit www.hopeandheart.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 4, 2018
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