Robert (Bob) Powell (1927 - 2018)

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Robert (Bob) Powell
July 8, 1927 -
August 1, 2018
Robert (Bob) Duane Powell, 91, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on August 1, 2018, in Modesto.
Bob was born to Olin and Rose Powell July 8, 1927, in Lone Star Kansas. The Powell family moved to Modesto California in 1936. Upon graduation from Modesto High School Bob joined the Navy and served in the pacific during World War II.
Bob is survived by his wife Rachel of 71 years. They had four children (Bobby, Connie, Carla, and Carmen); 11 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren. Bob's younger brother George and his older brother Don preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held Saturday August 11 at Big Valley Grace Community Church Modesto. Following there will be a private graveside service for immediate family members. In lieu of flowers, you may donate to Big Valley Grace Community Church, Family Radio (Oakland CA), or the Alexander Cohen Hospice House/ Community Hospice Foundation (Hughson).

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Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel Inc
419 Scenic Dr
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 523-5646
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Published in the Modesto Bee from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2018
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