Ralph W. Powell

Ralph W. Powell, 77, of Brownstown, died at 12:05 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his home.

According to Ralph’s wishes, his body will be cremated and there will be no visitation or funeral service. Burial at Fairview Cemetery in Avena township will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont will be assisting the family with arrangements.

Ralph William Powell was born on Sunday, Oct. 19, 1941 to Cecil and Stella (Welborn) Powell in Louisville, Ky. He married Sharon Pinkston and she survives. He was a salesman for Montgomery Ward.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Sherri (Jim) Dagen of Brownstown, Victoria (Gene) Durbin of St. Elmo, and Kathleen Powell of Brownstown; brothers, Robert (Nancy) Powell of Altamont and C. Gerald Powell of Altamont; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronald Powell; and sister, Barbara Ramsey.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.

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