FARMDALE, Ohio - Robert "Bob "Powers, 77, of Farmdale, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
Born Sept 17, 1936, in East Liverpool, he was the son of the late Hubert and Elizabeth (Flinn) Powers.
He was also 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.
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 Dept.
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.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb 25, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014. Burial will follow at Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, Pa.