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William F. Powell, 82, passed away June 3, 2017 in Huntsville, TX .
He was born in Liberty, TX on September 21, 1934.
William proudly served in the US Army. After more than 35 years service he retired from TDCJ where he worked as a correctional officer.
He enjoyed being outdoors and loved to go fishing.
He never met a stranger. William was very compassionate, exceptionally loving, extremely giving, faithful, and caring. He was passionate about God was a lifetime member of the Calvary Baptist Church and was loyal to his Church.
Betty Jean Powell, William's loving wife has preceded him in death.
He is survived by children Billy Powell and wife Jeanne, Teresa Stubbs and husband Mike, and Lisa Powell, grandchildren Chad & wife Rose Powell, and Sara Powell. Ben & Cassie Stubbs, Miranda Stubbs and fiancé Jeremiah Ledesma, Chelsea and Chris Snyder, Twins Justice and Cassidy Woods, step-grandchildren Christal Blakeway, Scott and Misty Blakeway, great-grandchildren Allison, Brailyn, Bailey, Bella, step-great-grandchildren Mason and Jesse, one sister Catherine Teel, sister-in-law Mary Ricks. Numerous other relatives also survive.
Funeral service will be held at Waller-Thornton Huntsville at 11:00 AM with Rev. James Featherstone officiating. Family will receive friends from 9:30 AM till service time. William will be laid to rest in Brooke Cemetery.
Published on June 5, 2017
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