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Obituary for Matt Powell, Jr.

Mr. Matt Powell, Jr., age 87 of Mt. Vernon, died Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born in Jackson County, KY on September 20, 1929 the son of Matt, Sr. and America Jane Owens Powell. He was Superintendent for the City of Mt. Vernon as well as an employee of the City Water Department before his retirement after 35 years of service. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Livingston Pentecostal Church. He enjoyed bee-keeping and gardening.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ruby McFerron Powell; a son, Melvin Powell and wife, Jody of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Linda Neal and husband, Rick of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Ray Powell of Climax; two sisters, Ethel Day of Richmond, IN and Mildred Himes of Climax; three grandchildren, Jamie Bradley, Jordan Powell, and Aleya Powell; and a great grandson, Caleb Bradley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Powell.


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Visitation

Wednesday

16

Aug

6:00 PM
Livingston Pentecostal Church

South Wilderness Road
Livingston, Kentucky 40445

Service

Thursday

17

Aug

1:00 PM
Livingston Pentecostal Church

South Wilderness Road
Livingston, Kentucky 40445

Cemetery Details

Location

Ottawa Cemetery

Ottawa Church Road
Brodhead, Kentucky 40409

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