King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Richard E. Powers, 98, Fort Madison

Richard E. "Dick" Powers, 98, of Fort Madison, died Friday, December 4, 2020.

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.

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