Carl L. Powell, wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed away peacefully on March 25, 1999.

He was born January 6, 1925 in Bluebell, Utah, to James William and Leah Vivian Powell. He was the sixth of fourteen children. He served in the Navy during World War II on a mine sweeper in the Pacific Islands. He was employed by Salt Lake County for many years doing heavy equipment maintenance. At the time of his death, he was employed by ZCMI as a custodial engineer. Prior to marrying L. Joyce VanNatter on December 27, 1960 (Marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple, December 7, 1971), he was married to Sarah Hardcastle and Iris Moleneaux with whom he had four children: Lee Alma, Sandie, Rick Lynn, and James William. Carl and Joyce had one daughter, Terri Lee. Carl, Joyce and their family lived in the Salt Lake Valley for most of his life. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, boating, hunting, camping and most outdoor sports. He was a avid family man and spent much of his time with his children and grandchildren. He was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the Willow Canyon 8th Ward, where he was currently serving as the secretary to the Sunday School Organization. He was also active in the Sandy Seniors Center where he enjoyed having lunch several times a week.He is survived by his wife, L. Joyce Powell, his children, Terri and Mark Smith, Lee Powell, Sandie and Craig Nelson, Rick and Deborah Powell and James and Holly Powell, eighteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by two brothers, Bill (Linda) and Calvin (Janet) Powell, and six sisters, Ruth Christensen, Verona Bowen, Mildred Redford, Maurine (John) Smith, Ardith (Delbert) Russell, and Lucy (Val) Timothy. He was proceeded in death by his parents, one brother, four sisters, and numerous other family members.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 29, 1999, 11 a.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary Chapel, 10600 South 1700 East, Sandy, where the family will receive friends Sunday evening, March 28, 1999 from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday morning, March 29, 1999, from 10-11 a.m. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.