Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Obituary -- Buddy Powell 1958-2017

Buddy Dean Powell was born April 19, 1958 at home in Mount Ayr, Iowa to Nina Ruth (Holtzman) Powell and Rolland Dean Powell. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1976.
Buddy worked in maintenance for Worth County Convalescent Center in Grant City, Missouri, Clearview Home in Mount Ayr and Mount Ayr Inn and Suites. He also had several other jobs through the years.
Buddy liked to hunt, fish and go camping. As a kid, Buddy received his eagle scout badge. Buddy loved to spend time with his friends and family, he never knew a stranger and would do anything to help anybody.
Buddy passed away May 2, 2017 at his home with his family at his side.
Buddy was preceded in death by his parents. Left to cherish his memory are his significant other, Valerie Fletchall and her son Nathan; brother Howard (Diane) Johnson of Clarinda; two half-brothers, Jake (Ellen) Powell of Mount Ayr and Dennis (Darlene) Powell of Charleston, S.C.; lots of extended family and friends.
A Celebration of Life Luncheon will be held Saturday, May 20th at the REC Building in Mount Ayr from 11 am to 2 pm. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr. Arrangements are under the direction of the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr.

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