Our loving husband, dad, grandpa and friend, Earl Ray Powell, age 63, returned to his Father in Heaven June 26, 1998 in West Valley City.
He was born Sept. 14, 1934 in Bountiful Utah, the son of Samuel M. and Lorena Neilsen. He married Geneal Nageli on Feb. 19, 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a member of the LDS church. He loved outdoor activities and building models. He served faithfully in many callings in the LDS church. He loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren. He worked at the Salt Lake Temple for the last 15 years. He is loved by family and friends and will be missed exceedingly. Till we meet again.He is survived by his wife, Geneal; daughters, Rickiekay (David) Blood, Susan (Fred) Manning; sons, Tony (DeeAnn), Kent (Terrin), Troy (Angela), Daniel (Amy), Roland (Tina); sisters, Della Prince, Mary Blackburn; and 19 grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Lorena, four brothers and two sisters.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday June 30, 1998 at 12 noon at the Copper Hills 6th Ward Chapel, 3745 So. 6400 West. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home 4335 West 4100 South, and one hour prior to the services on Tuesday at the church. Interment at Valley View Memorial Park.
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