Robert Powers 1936-2014

FARMDALE – Robert “Bob” Powers, 77, of Farmdale, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

He was born Sept. 17, 1936, in East Liverpool, the son of Hubert and Elizabeth Flinn Powers.

Bob was a former plant manager at Airco Gases. He was a member of the New Cumberland Masonic Lodge 22 and the Eastern Star and also a past member of the Chester Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Deanna (Loy) Powers of Farmdale; a son, Robert (Patricia) Powers II of Cortland; a daughter, Wendy (Charles) Prox of Cortland; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Ernestine Powers of Chester.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Jr. and Kevin Powers; a daughter, Leslie Mayes; two brothers, Hubert “Bud” Powers and Charles Flinn, and two sisters, Joann Markle and Ester “Sue” Goodlin.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, W.Va., where a funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Burial will follow at Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, Pa.

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