David "Bud" Williams Powell, age 82, of Christiana, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late David Clark and Lorene Williams Powell.
Funeral service will be 2 pm Thursday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, with Brother Kenneth Neill and Brother Mark Rosson officiating. Burial will follow in Fox Family Cemetery, with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be James Fox, Bobby Williams, Jerry Powell, Eddie Peel, Ben Williams, Brent Cox, Edmond James, Ernest Brothers Jr., and Russell Williams.
Mr. Powell is survived by daughters Teresa and her husband Clark Miller of Christiana, Susan and her husband Jackie Steele of Manchester, Jenny and her husband Jeff Walden of Christiana, son David and his wife Penny Powell of Indianapolis, step children Debbie Williford, Melanie Fox, Cindy Posey, and Johnny Fox. He is also survived by his sister Helen Coffman, and sister in law Bonnie Partridge, 19 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his first wife Ginger Fox Powell of 54 years, his second wife Barbara Fox Powell of 5 years and a sister Edna Peel.
Mr. Powell was a member and deacon of Short Creek Baptist Church, and retired from United Service Equipment. He was a member of Mars Hill Masonic Lodge in Christiana.
Visitation will be 4:00 until 8:00pm Wednesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Journey of Hope, or to Short Creek Baptist Church. On line condolences may be made to www.woodfinchapel.com (615) 893-5151.