Richard E. “Dick” Powers, 98, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, December 4, 2020 at the West Point Care Center. He was born on August 30, 1922 in Star City, IN to Albert & Hazel Zellers Powers. He married Doris M. Westphal on December 1, 1946 in Medaryville, IN and moved to Fort Madison in 1959. He was a truck driver for Ruan Transportation and was a member of theTeamster’s Union #218, Holy Family Parish and enjoyed driving his semi and helping out his neighbors.
Dick is survived by: his wife: Doris Powers of Fort Madison, IA; 1-daughter: Jean Ann (Dennis) Kelly of Lewisville, TX; 1-son: John (Nancy) Powers of Burlington, IA; 6-grandchildren: Chad, Brent & Chris Powers, Dennis Jr., Erin & Brett Kelly; 9-great grandchildren & 2 on the way; 1-step great granddaughter & 2-brothers: Ronald & Robert Powers of Winamac, IN. He was preceded in death by: his parents, 1-daughter: Marilyn, 4-sisters & 5-brothers.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and the family has chosen not to have any services due to the current Co-Vid situation. Burial will be held at a later date at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN. Online condolences to Dick’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.