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Richard "Dick" Powell

November 26th, 1928 – September 4th, 2015

Dick Powell, age 86 of Astoria, passed away at 5:53 pm Friday, September 4, 2015 at his home. He was born on November 26, 1928, the son of Irma Jane Powell. On December 17, 1950, Dick married Norma Anderson in Beardstown, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Linda (and Ike) Hackett of Lewistown, IL and Janey (and Mike) Ford of Rushville, IL, one son Carl (and Debbie) Powell of Lewistown, 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Dick was preceded in death by one daughter Josie Haubensak, 2 great-grandchildren, and his sister Betty Parker.

Dick was in the Merchant Marines. He worked as a contractor and built many homes in Astoria. He also worked for the Town of Astoria and was a licensed plumber.

He was a member of the Astoria Fire Department.

Most of all, Dick enjoyed spending time with his family.

Cremation tires have been accorded. There will be no services. Memorials in Dick's memory may be made to the Astoria Rescue Squad and sent to the funeral home at Box 525, Astoria, IL 61501


September 5th, 2015

So sorry for your loss.

September 5th, 2015

Joyce & Steve Angel

September 5th, 2015

We are so sorry for your loss. Dick was loved by so many. Jodie & Robbin Kost

September 5th, 2015

Sorry for this loss, he was well known for many years. He will missed by all who knew him. Thoughts are with your family at this time.

Gary and Diane Westlake

September 5th, 2015

To the family of Dick my sincere sympathy Bud Stockham

September 6th, 2015

He was a loved and respected friend and member of this community. A well-lived life who will be missed by many. Garth and Carolyn Cripe

September 6th, 2015

I'm so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you.

September 6th, 2015

We are so shocked and saddened by hearing of Dick's passing. All of you were like family when I was growing up. I know he will be missed! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Dan and Bonnie Gunter

September 6th, 2015

Thoughts and Prayers for all of families. From Gary Taylor and family

September 7th, 2015

You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God help you find peace and comfort in the coming days and into the future. Your loss is great, but may your memories of him always be greater. Cheryl & Tom Howard

September 8th, 2015

So sorry for your family's loss
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September 8th, 2015

I am so sorry for your families loss. I remember him well.
Stacy Danner

September 9th, 2015


September 10th, 2015

So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Vickie Aldridge

September 10th, 2015

So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Mother and I were always so proud to say we lived in a home that he built. May he now live in mansion of gold. ~ Beverly Stuckwisch

September 11th, 2015

Dick and Norma and all your family were good family friends. Saw Dick recently at the post office and had a good visit.Didn't know he was sick so we were shocked and very saddened by his passing. we look forward to seeing him again in Heaven someday!_Steve and Laura Thomas

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