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John Thomas Powell Jr.

April 22, 2017
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POWELL, John Thomas Jr.

Age 85, of Brookville, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Della Powell; brother, David and sister, Luella Ankeney. John served in the U.S. Army’s 24th infantry during the Korean war from 1950-1953 and was a lifelong member of the VFW. He spend over 30 years as a Dayton Fire Fighter. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Juanita Powell; children, Pamela (Norbert) Overla, Darlene (Gene) Pease, Donna (Steven) Oswalt and Diana Goodwin; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangement made by GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME.  E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to

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