Bill D. Powell, 80, went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 9, 1931 in Robersonville, NC, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Emma White Powell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a salesman. He was a member of Kempsville Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Frances “Frankie” Powell; two daughters, Donna Marino Laws, and Audra Powell Byrn and her husband, Jim, all of Virginia Beach; two grandchildren, Auna Charters, Arissa Byrn; and a sister, Mattylou Lumsden of IL.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday at 10:45 a.m. at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens, 524 Cedar Road, Chesapeake with Rev. Nate Atwood and Rev. Bill Gualdoni officiating. A “Celebration of Life” will follow at 12 p.m. at Kempsville Presbyterian Church, 805 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care during Bill’s illness. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice, 5029 Corporate Woods Dr., #200, Virginia Beach, 23462.Send Flowers