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Milton Guy Powell Jr., "JR", 85, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017, surrounded by his family at home.
Funeral Service: 10:30AM Wednesday, Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation: 6-8PM Tuesday, at the funeral home. Burial: Burleson Memorial Park.
JR was born September 22, 1931 in Alvarado, to M.G. and Bertha (Bryant) Powell. He married the love of his life, Ada Davis, in 1953.
JR began his career with Texas Steel in 1955, promoting to lead positions after only three years. After forty years with Texas Steel, he retired to raise cattle, and grandchildren.
An avid outdoorsman, JR enjoyed years of hunting, raising cattle, bird dogs, and greyhounds. A devoted family man, he will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Survivors: wife, Ada Powell; daughters, Cindy Aaron, Kathy Bolt, and husband Glen, Eleanor Hohenberger and husband, Mark; son, Mike Powell and wife, Cindy; grandchildren, Roy, Christan, T.W., Courtney, Michael, Harrison and Justin; great grandchildren, Aubrey, Raegen, and Hudson; sisters, Betty Walraven, and Joan Hickman; brother, Don Powell and wife, Jean; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Published on February 20, 2017
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